Some people just aren’t that into you, or anyone else. At least not in that way.
What makes us do things? This is a simple question with a variety of complex answers. One of those answers is incentives. An incentive is something that motivates a person to do something. Sometimes, unfortunately, the people setting the incentives mess them up and actually wind up incentivizing behavior that is contrary to what they intended. This is called a perverse incentive.
I had never heard of the Mandela Effect until a few weeks ago when a coworker brought it up at lunch. She told me of several examples and I was immediately fascinated. The Mandel Effect is when a communal memory of something happening does not match up with archival evidence, …
Millennials, like every other generation, are not demonstrably worse than their forbearers. We are just different. As we look at different generations, we need to remember that each generation has a hand in shaping the next one, but we also all grow up in different worlds as things change.
Morality is a key emphasis in many martial traditions. Yet there is always a tension between studying the use of violence and the restraint that comes from valuing life.
Just because life does not hand us meaning wrapped up with a pretty bow, that does not mean that there is not meaning to be made. Merry Christmas!
Some gift suggestions for the poor millennial guy in your life. Some people cannot afford to receive gifts that don’t meet their basic needs.
There has been a rising amount of tension around issues of religious freedom recently. What seems so obvious and easy on the surface can actually be quite complicated and difficult in the real world. To see just how difficult religious freedom can be in the real world, let’s look at religious freedom in Star Wars.