This post is about how our brain works as a prediction machine. Our predictions get set by our interpersonal environment and then govern our feelings from then on.
Rather than be made anxious by a fact, we prefer to be comforted by a fiction. This post is about prejudice; how it works, why it endures and what you can do about it.
Narcissism has become a popular term, especially in the wake of Donald Trump. But what is narcissism and how do you become a narcissist? Read on to find out...
This is a paper about shame. What it is, why it feels so horrible and how humans came to feel it, explored through the story of Shakespeare's King Lear.
I have been fascinated by the HBO TV series "Westworld' by Nolan and Joy. If you don't know about it, the series is about a Wild West-themed amusement park populated by 'androids' - also called 'Hosts' who live in the park. It becomes quickly apparent that the park functions as an escape from the conformities... Continue Reading →