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The Internet is a Place

Let me blow your mind here real quick. The reason millennials want to be YouTubers and influences is not narcissism. Okay, it’s a little bit narcissism, but it’s certainly much more than that. First, I […]

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Modern Humans Pray to Google

When faced with a life problem or a dilemma, what do you typically do? Do you consult your own guiding principles and values? Perhaps you seek advice from someone you know is wise and knowledgeable? […]

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The 7 Virtues of Modern Society

Most cultures define virtues that “good” people should adopt in order to become successful, productive members of that society. So have we, and it’s a bit of an odd bunch. Wrath Your capacity for wrath, […]

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We Label Ourselves and Others at Our Peril

When confronted with the realization that people don’t like them, there are generally three reactions people have: 1) self-blame and self-reflection, either deserved or undeserved; 2) disregard and move on; or 3) pathologize the person […]

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Why Fiction, Literature and Philosophy Matter

The importance of fiction, literature, philosophy and storytelling is difficult to understate. Stories are an enormous part of human existence and the evolution of civilization, and it’s not just because they provide entertainment. Stories provide […]

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The Importance of Found Families

Found families are an important thing. They say that who you surround yourself with makes or breaks you. Surround yourself with losers, you’ll acclimate to become a loser. Surround yourself with successful people, and you’ll […]

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Society Intentionally Inflicts Addiction

We’re told since we’re young that it’s our duty to grow up, get a job and contribute to society. I think, if you’re a doctor, philanthropist or certain types of engineers, maybe that makes sense. […]

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The Problem With Authority in the Modern Age

Something that concerns me greatly about the times we live in is how people are unable to discern fact from fiction. In the past, we’ve trusted our institutions to produce figures who can be trusted […]

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Memories Define You, But They Are Fiction

Your sense of identity is crafted by a timeline of formative experiences that you accrued since you were a child. However, of all the experiences you’ve had, you probably only consciously remember a handful of […]