Is there a black elephant in the room?
Many people are discussing these days the racism topic. A black man – George Floyd – was some days ago killed due to – as it seems – police brutality. This sparked a series of protests some of which were violent. People started to talk against the protests and that violence. Others responded that the […]
Post-Covid philosophy: The illusion of Freedom. (And why you are addicted to it)
In the face of the Covid pandemic (coronavirus) many countries imposed nation-wide lockdowns. We are now at the phase of easing those lockdowns. Businesses start operating gradually again and life is beginning to regain its momentum. During one of the previous days and as part of this ‘going back to normal’ phase we are all […]
In the modern world, people cooperate with other people including strangers all the time. Researchers reporting in Current Biology who’ve studied Hadza hunter-gatherer people in Tanzania over a six-year period have new and surprising insight into why people work together. The findings show that it isn’t that people who like to share choose to live […]
Forgiving. Hating. Loving.
When assessing the moral character of others, people cling to good impressions but readily adjust their opinions about those who have behaved badly, according to new research. This flexibility in judging transgressors might help explain both how humans forgive – and why they sometimes stay in bad relationships, said the study’s authors. (The research – […]
With respect to the dead… [The Coronavirus Sweden example]
Coronavirus crisis has helped in revealing the true nature of people and of states. Crises of such proportions do have the tendency of doing so. Within the crisis people feared death, people laughed at death, people showed ignorance of epic proportions for basic scientific facts, others just chose to worry about everything while some of […]
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