Going away. Coming back… (Society vs. Love)
A little child cries and tries to stop her dad from leaving for work. Dad leaves because he “must”. How many times the “Must” of the many (society) overshadow the “Must” of the few. But what if that few are the most important ones? What if the needs of the many are illusionary ones? What […]
Human Condition: Irrevocable damage. Homo Ergaliomaniacus.
New research gives researchers a unique glimpse at how humans develop an ability to use tools in childhood while nonhuman primates – such as capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees – remain only occasional tool users. The advantage is said to stem from humans using vision to use tools. Instead of depending on sight, nonhuman primates often […]
What do you do? Nothing! And I feel good!
Alain de Botton and our “What do you do?” mania… (1) We all think having a good job is something good. But the most important people on the planet were important not for their work. Imagine your self unemployed. Imagine your self as an “unfortunate” (not a “loser”), as Botton correctly points out. Realize your […]
Is consciousness more important than intelligence? Work. Humans. Doing nothing.
Until today, high intelligence always went hand-in-hand with a developed consciousness. Only conscious beings could perform tasks that required a lot of intelligence, such as playing chess, driving cars, diagnosing diseases or writing articles. However, today we are developing new types of non-conscious intelligence that can perform these tasks far better than humans. This raises a […]
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