Online Moral Outrage Can Blow Up in Your Face

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During several studies, Benoît Monin, who is a professor of ethics and psychology from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and a PhD candidate named Takuya Sawaoka discovered that even though comments against behavior viewed as offensive may be considered as legitimate and even admirable, they can often …

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Can We Really Identify the Greatest Minds of All Time?

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Selecting the greatest minds of all time is not as simple as it may seem. In our society today, we are able to measure intelligence in several different ways and by different methods. Those techniques range from standard IQ tests to incredible artistic or scientific accomplishment. Such achievements could be …

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Proof the Resistance is More Fascist than Trump

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While observing the political landscape over the past few years, it is quite remarkable how polarized things have gotten. Some terms that I keep hearing being thrown around very liberally is when the left calls President Trump and his followers “fascists” or “Nazis”. I can’t help but ask, “Do these …

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Great Empires from History

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One of the most debated issues in history has been trying to determine which empires were the greatest and most powerful. The real key in establishing such a list is deciding which criteria to use. There are so many factors that can be used such as largest area of control, …

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4 Ancient World Religions That You Have Never Heard About

4 Ancient World Religions

Throughout the ages, we have seen various cults and beliefs become popular. Conversely, we have learned that many of these either fade away or become merged with other faiths – resulting in a hybrid religion. For instance, we have learned that ancient religions like Mithraism, Manichaeism, and even Tengriism have …

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5 Ways to Identify Fake News

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Among the many things that came out of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, the American public is treated to a new catch phrase known as “Fake News”. This phrase, which was originally coined by President Donald Trump, has actually become very popular in only a few years. In fact, President Trump …

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The Modern Coal Age

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It doesn’t seem to matter how hard all the tree hugger keep trying to kill coal, they are obviously not succeeding at al.  According to a recent report that was published by the Energy Information Administration, and in spite of continual fear-mongering from the Democrats, coal is still a primary source …

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7 Famous Mythical Places

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All through history, humans have been enchanted upon hearing tales and stories about mythical cities, places, and paradises that reside in secret locations – or are forever lost in the sands of time. We will examine today the 7 famous mythical places of this world. These places are legendary and …

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3 Traits of Highly Intelligent People

Many of us see highly intelligent people as something beyond what we are. We believe that they are able to solve the problems of life much better than most people. However, the surprising fact is that those with above average IQ have the same kind of everyday problems as everyone …

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Why is Our Collective Self-Awareness Not Improving?

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In recent years, many executives in upper management have become more focused on improving the self-awareness of their employees. There are very good reasons for undertaking this task because studies have shown over and over again that whenever we view ourselves clearly, we benefit greatly. It allows us to be …

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Common Poisons That Were Used in History

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After people learn that they were able to kill with certain substances rather than using spears and knives, the act of poisoning was born. But, as with every other means of murder, the authorities eventually catch on to what is happening. So after people learned how poisons worked, and began …

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