Ego ergo sum

In one of my undergrad psych classes,  we studied a case concerning a charismatic figure who attracted a group of followers by preaching about preparing for the end of the world.  As his following grew, he amplified his story about this coming apocalypse and added an attractive feature.  He told the burgeoning group that he […]

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The easiest idea in the English language

No. There is nothing more powerful and the way it is dominating this country is really unfortunate.  Its handmaidens are pessimism and despair. In fact, I can just about divide the world into the ‘yes’ and the ‘no’ people, but I don’t want to do that, as division fosters alienation, which is the last thing […]

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