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Philosophy

Human Being vs. Human Doing

Do you tend to act out of fear or out of love? It’s a question you may never choose to ask yourself because the answer feels too elusive (or too frightening to face). You might say “It depends,” but let’s just pretend for a moment that we have to choose one or the other. Acting out of fear is about control and safety. When the Kickstarter project has seven days left and you begin spamming people to keep… Read Essay

Philosophy

Teaching Lessons

There are two ways to (attempt to) teach someone a lesson. The “I told you so” approach is a common and easy one. Someone fails and then you amplify their shame in hopes that… Read Essay

Psychology

Real Talk

Real talk is when we drop the armor, cut the bullshit, and speak wholeheartedly. Real talk is when we say things that aren’t being said out loud. No wasting time, no beating around the… Read Essay