Luck is a concept that probably exists in all the languages, a concept with elusive definition which we refer to in multiple situations. However, most of the times we do not have a clear idea of either we aim to refer to a sort of external intelligence loading the dice, or to a random event […]Read more "DOES LUCK EXIST? (I)"
This title might be confusing to the reader. Could such different aspects of the human nature share the same roots?. I am intending with this post to prove that this is the case. If we unveiled such roots, then the questions would be: could we use that knowledge in a practical way?, could we get […]Read more "ANGER AND LACK OF FREEDOM SHARE THE SAME ROOTS"
The idea for this post came up one day watching a political debate on the TV. The right wing candidate was standing for a statement while the left wing candidate was, obviously, standing for the opposing statement. The arguments used by both candidates looked well built, from the logical point of view. I wondered then, […]Read more "UNVEILING LIES. THE SCHOPENHAUER’S FILTER"
7000 MILLIONS OF DEFINITIONS OF HAPPINESS When I first decided to write on happiness and goal achievement, the first thing I wondered was, why 7000 millions of human beings living on planet earth have such a small set of goals in life. Some of these goals might be “I want to raise my children and […]Read more "ON HOW STATISTICAL MECHANICS CAN MAKE YOU HAPPIER"
Welcome back to this blog. This month, I will be looking at the remaining points I left out from the first part of the post “REALITY IS A COMPLEX OBJECT”. In the first part, I explained the reasons behind the denial of complexity. I also talked about Plato’s allegory and his view on the human […]Read more "REALITY IS A COMPLEX OBJECT (II)"
THE DENIAL OF COMPLEXITY HIDES OUR FEAR OF UNCERTAINTY Human beings do not withstand uncertainty very well. Uncertainty induces stress since our minds need to explain everything happening around us. It has been proved that when something occurs, and it is not easily explained by turning to our model of the world, an area in […]Read more "REALITY IS A COMPLEX OBJECT (I)"