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Welcome to the Dark Ages 2.0

The biggest problem with the current version of American society is that we’ve lost the ability to reason and be reasonable. We’re not just hopelessly divided; we make false claims by presenting limited data to make one-sided viewpoints sound truthful. We do it chronically and purposely. Why would otherwise intelligent[…] Read On

The Dying Art of Being Social

We are becoming less social. The implications for a society built on social behavior are troubling. Studies have shown that the more time we spend on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the less social we become. That’s ironic but hardly surprising. As relatively superficial online connections occupy more[…] Read On

Perception Is Reality

There’s a cricket in my house. It’s incredibly loud … and incredibly annoying. What’s strange is that I usually love the sound of crickets. It brings to mind tranquil summer nights and warm breezes that make me feel like all is right with the world. Just not when it’s echoing[…] Read On

What Dogs Can Teach Us About Life, Work and Relationships

When you consider some of society’s popular expressions about dogs, you’d think our furry friends lead torturous lives: “I’ve been working like a dog,” “it’s a dog-eat-dog world,” “it’s a dog’s life” and “they treat me like a dog,” to name a few. In reality dogs have great lives, as[…] Read On