Beauty and the Beach

Why scientific objectivity might be making you miserable…

For those of us trained in the technical/scientific fields, it’s been pounded into us to be “objective” all the time… and that our own subjective experience doesn’t really matter all […]

Life As a Mirror

Do you feel like your experiences keep repeating themselves? The same problems … over and over … cycling back around to the same stuff?! A tourist attraction shows us how […]

Blame it on …. the randomness!

The laws of physics as we know them? How did they arise from the primordial soup of the Big Bang? Blame it on randomness…

Barenaked Ladies: An exercise in understanding why we are all subjective

To some, spending this much money and time may seem irrational. If you’re not a fan of this particular band – or of going to concerts in general – your first thought may have been “Morgan is crazy, I would never do that!” Let’s discuss why reason fails you…

Embracing the “Inner Asshole”

Administrative roadblocks, aggressive colleagues, and depressing news: things like these are rampant. The question is, how should we deal with them? Many of us often choose to take the “safe” […]

Fact Blindness Syndrome: Why skeptics suffer just as much as the hard-core religious from it

Skeptics, you can go rot rot away in your own personal hell of self-created delusion thinking you have it all figured out when you’re no different than a religious fanatic […]

Top-10 Beliefs That Are Ruining Your Life

Wait a sec. How can a belief ruin your life? It’s just a measly little set of biochemical connections in your mind, no way can it have that kind of […]

Why Artificial Intelligence Won’t Take Over the World

 Any “free agent” that operates in our world must have an objective, or it is not going to get very far. This is true of people. If you ever […]

How to Hack Your Creative Workspace

This is a guest post by Allie Smith-Hobbs.  It’s the middle of summer. How’s your productivity?  There are nights where I’ve been up in the wee hours ruminating about projects. And […]