There are a lot of terrible things going on in the world. Every day the news barrages us with stories of racism, sexism, war, genocide, environmental destruction, political corruption and much, much more. This fear-based diatribe is so persistent that it often takes up residence in our psyche.
People use a variety of techniques to… Read More
I’ve been pretty public about the fact that I’ve spent the past year going through some financial difficulties. While I absolutely understand that I’m privileged (my finances have never gotten so low that I became homeless or couldn’t eat), I’ve got to say that being broke sucks. I know that everyone has… Read More
I've had a love affair with science for most of my life. But when science starts behaving like a dogmatic religion it’s no longer science. It’s scientism. Read More
I've been a passion junkie since I was 16 years old. It all started in high school, when one of my teachers showed our class a video about a scientist named Ivan Pavlov. Pavlov was doing research on learning, and his theories have had a major impact on the field of psychology. After watching the video, I asked my teacher… Read More