Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?

Our willingness to obey authority can lead to horrific social consequences.

The Baby Milk Scandal that came to light in the 1970s revealed the depths some corporations are willing to go to generate profits. Nestlé and other multinational milk companies enticed mothers…

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Our willingness to obey authority can lead to horrific social consequences.

We’re Facing Social Collapse So Why The Optimism?

Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

A recent letter by eminent scientists expressed their alarm that the climate crisis could lead to social collapse by the end of the century. Climate and Earth Scientists are aware of…

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Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

Why Donald Trump is the Ultimate Winner in the Game of Life

When he became the 45th president of the United States Trump won the Game of Life

In the words of Donald Trump, his “whole life is about winning. I don’t lose often. I almost never lose.” Trump would argue his ‘winners’ attitude to life means he was…

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When he became the 45th president of the United States Trump won the Game of Life

What do Doughnuts Have in Common With the Climate Crisis?

Our everyday actions have lethal consequences

Searing heatwaves, entire nations abandoned and stagnant seas. These are just a few of the outcomes we can expect from global heating of 4C, and it’s all predicted to take place…

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Our everyday actions have lethal consequences

Would Free Money Make People Happy or Lazy?

A Universal Basic Income is a policy whose time has come, but it’s not without controversy

Germany recently announced a trial exploring the potential benefits of a Universal Basic Income (UBI). 120 individuals will receive 1200 Euros ($1410) each month, for three years. The lead researcher, Jurgen…

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A Universal Basic Income is a policy whose time has come, but it’s not without controversy