Monthly Archives: November 2009

Why I stopped reading.

This is going to sound a little unusual coming from me, but lately I’ve felt that my vocabulary is rather limited. I came to realise this over the past two months or so, as I’ve begun to read more books … Continue reading

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Soulmates: why reality is actually more wondrous and beautiful than fantasy.

What is a soulmate? If you believe that there is someone out there who has a divine predisposition to being the “perfect partner” for you… No. The odds are ridiculously against that. There are 6 billion people in the world. … Continue reading

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the inadequacy of critical thinking

It bothers me when critical thinking is portrayed as the Holy Grail of thought and intellectual firepower- as if we could solve all our problems just by carefully evaluating everything we have in front of us. We’ve reached a stage … Continue reading

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the economics of ignorance

I was on the typology central forums today and I found an interesting question: Why do people love assumptions? First of all, I humbly suggest that the main reason why anybody makes any sort of assumption in any sort of … Continue reading

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