“Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed," advised Stoic philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius. He had a point.
Millennials — who were raised to expect unlimited success but found only disappointment — can be drawn to manifestation.
We can no longer approach the news as passive consumers.
This two-time debate world champion gives three tips for constructing the perfect argument.
His grandfather, a member of Oppenheimer’s atomic bomb team, foresaw the potential of nuclear energy to power cities — not destroy them.
Probability, lacking solid theoretical foundations and burdened with paradoxes, was jokingly called the “theory of misfortune.”
The idea is to study the thing itself — be it a work of literature, death, family, a car, a vaccine, or the hospital — without preconceived notions, trendy easy answers, or dogma imposed on it.
Scientists can make substantial progress without fully understanding exactly what they're doing.
If you've found yourself befuddled by extraordinary scientific-sounding claims, you're not alone. But this centuries-old lesson can help.
In the land of the double-blind, impartiality is king.
Science news presents a flood of breakthroughs and discoveries that promise to change our lives. They rarely do.
Who — or what — really controls your mind?
Reject your Mental Map Oversimplifications.
The meaning of the cryptic text has eluded scholars for centuries. Their latest efforts include computational analyses seeking new insights into the medieval enigma.
Dive into a realm where time, space, and even reality itself are put into question.
Philosophers Massimo Pigliucci and Greg Lopez discuss how Stoicism can help us gain perspective on our emotions and act with intention in the world.
"In order to seek truth," Rene Descartes once wrote, "it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, all things."
If a person stands little chance of ever being wealthy, perhaps playing the lottery is a rational decision.
Why the best negotiators are nice, not tough.
Chess could perhaps be the ultimate window through which we might see how our mental powers shift during our lives.
Delay the instant gratification of online knowledge and first seek out the wisdom within yourself.
The multi-leveled constructions of metaphysics are the collective workings of a fantastical virtuality. Did you get that?
Self-help gurus for the digital age.
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