Paradoxes have been around since the time of Ancient Greeks and the credit for popularizing them goes to recent logicians. Using logic you can usually find a fatal flaw in the paradox which shows why the seemingly impossible is either possible or the entire paradox is built on flawed thinking. Can you work out the problems in each of the 11 paradoxes below? #11 - The … [Read more...] about 11 Mind-Bending Paradoxes
Do you ever wonder what would be possible if you decided to completely rid yourself of limitations – social, psychological, and otherwise? Would you use such methods to assist your fellow beings, or to manipulate them for your own ends? A book for such desire exists, and to be Limitless is the goal of all who persist through it. First-time contributor Donovan, here, to share my … [Read more...] about The Psychopath’s Bible For The Extreme Individual
In "The Matrix", Morpheus asks Neo "have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream – how could you tell the difference between the dream world and the real world?" There's a whole metaphor there about reality and delusion et cetera and it's been done to death by everyone who thinks they're a smart guy on the internets, … [Read more...] about Why Are You Whining About the Meaninglessness of Life?
So there’s half a glass of water in front of you. Is it half full or half empty? I hope it’s the former because believe it or not, researchers have found that optimism is a universal phenomenon that can promote many benefits to a person’s life. Yep. According to a study conducted by the University of Kansas, researchers found in the Gallup World Poll from 142 countries that … [Read more...] about Top 5 Benefits of Optimism
Over the last few months, I got into debates about whether knowing is enough to skip some experiences that wouldn't add anything new to my life. A few days ago I got into another debate (sort of) about whether you have to have a bad experience with women so that you don't become a weak beta male later on in life. What I got from that conversation is that essentially every … [Read more...] about Is Knowledge Superior To Experience?