Category: Psychology

3 Signs That Pop Psych is Caricaturizing People Again

Are you a self centered, passive aggressive, jealous caricature? Inc Magazine is here to help. And I’m here to poke fun at taking caricatures seriously. (Note: It’s not that bad of an article but there’s plenty of commentary to be made based on how…

Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)

Finally back in the house. It’s a touch difficult to pick a title for one of these vlogs that’s all over the place. So, I sort of just listed some of the main topics under discussion. I go over those and some odds and…

Preistcraft

I will never cease to be baffled by the pride that a good chunk of humanity seems to take in submitting to preistcraft. By preistcraft I do not necessarily mean religion. In this broadened definition I include many ideologies and yes…among them I dare…

Should You E-fast?

IRL fasting has many benefits. Check out P.D. Mangan’s amazing anti-aging site for more on this. If that’s not enough. Even Jesus loves fasting. There’s some juju out there that can’t be banished any other way. Except maybe the internet. So should you go…

Getting in the Mood for Mystery

Or Notes for Pedants and Spoilsports It’s altogether easy to lose your sense of wonder. Especially when questions can be answered instantly. But it isn’t the answer that kills the magic. It’s the speed. It’s the lack of space. Mystery is a living thing…

Why History? Why Learning?

So, I stumbled across the Shindo Renmei. An interesting group that sprang out of an interesting set of circumstances. It is a peculiarity in the truest sense of the word. Absolutely dependent on the specifics of its time and place. That is the case…

The Importance of Setting Limits

So, I was just considering finishing a vlog and posting it. But, I realized it’s late and I have not been getting adequate rest. So, I asked myself: How good is this vlog going to be? Sure, I feel the creative juices surging RIGHT…