development of the person

development of the person

  • The world is complex, far too complex for our human brains. And yet, ...

    Cognitive Bias - The world is complex, far too complex for our human brainsThe world is complex, far too complex for our human brains. And yet, we have no difficulty describing what is happening around us, well, at least to interpret these complex realities through... simple stories.

    We tell ourselves these stories, not consciously, but instinctively, mechanically, impulsively. We can't help but find a common thread , link the actors and events into "logic" sequences. And we do this, even when we look at the clouds, "this one looks like a giraffe that is drinking," or when we listen to music "that melody is cheerful!". We even do that instinctively while looking at basic symmetrical shapes moving around! (You can experiment that by watching the fun video in the linked article). We also tell ourselves these stories when we are faced with phenomena

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  • Scandal around Facebook social experiment: a threat to our privacy or... to our narcissistic perception of human nature?

    "Facebook users feel threatened" has made headlines around the world ... Yes, but why? Because of a threat concerning the privacy issue or because this kind of study threatened our narcissistic perception of human nature? FB experimenters: well, it seems human emotions are easily influenced... Dude: human emotions — my emotions — are deep and sacred! They can't just be volatile, random and shallow! What if our great confidence in our exceptional ability to think rationally and in the profoundness of our emotional state was a fake life belt we instinctively grasp — because it feeds our ego-centrism — but which pulls us down, taking humanity with it? Do we really need to feel special, above things — above others, above the other animals, above the biological mechanism —, to accept ourselves, to flourish? An unethical experiment, really? A group of "ethicists" give it opinion on the topic  

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  • "Human nature waits for suffering to do something really unique: to examine the way we think and behave"

      We waits to suffer from an accident, diagnosis or a mourning to begin to question our life.But we have the ability to change without having to suffer: by changing our way of doing things and our way of thinking...                         Video on YouTube       Related articles

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