Human Nature

Psychology of Fascism- 1941 and Now, and How To Fight It

In his book, Escape From Freedom, written in 1941 at the height of Nazism and World War II, Erich Fromm, an American psychologist and philosopher, discusses the collective psyche of a country conducive to a Fascist leader taking control. Important stuff for us to know in this day and age!

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Why Are You Sprinting Into Walls?

It’s weird when you have that moment. You’ve been working on a project or a goal or a task for a while, and you make progress through what you think manifests itself as improvement. You can see the progress. “This isn’t so hard,” you think to yourself, as you prep plans on becoming a professional at whatever new goal you just decided to set out on.

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A New Way of Understanding Religion

Growing up Jewish and having a Bar Mitzvah, I always felt combative towards my religion. I imagined greener pastures and freedom from the boring services awaited me outside of the four Temple walls. These experiences with religion as a kid have influenced how I view religion today: stodgy, out of touch with reality, and a waste of time. Religion felt strange and unnecessary. I respected however people wanted to live their lives, but it wasn’t for me.

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The Greatest Negotiation Tactics You'll Ever See: In Practice

It’s fascinating how often you have to negotiate in life. From big things like salary or business deals, to smaller day to day tasks like who’s going to do the dishes, I realized that you can’t EVER avoid a negotiation. If you’re doing something every single day, might as well try to get good at it, right?

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Was Thanos Right?

A twisted villain who kills half of human life with the snap of his fingers. All in the name of justice and mercy and inevitability.

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