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human knowledge foundations and limits - fideisms judaism is the semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the old testament s 1000 600 bce rules for the worship of yahweh by his chosen people the children of abraham s son isaac c1800 bce zoroastrianism is the persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by zarathustra c628 c551 bce and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation, the science of superstition how the developing brain - in an account chock full of real world examples reinforced by experimental research hood s marvelous book is an important contribution to the psychological literature that is revealing the actuality of our very irrational human nature, jstor viewing subject psychology - jstor is part of ithaka a not for profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways, social science dictionary with a durkheim bias - a general statement intended to develop a unified conceptual scheme for theory and research in the social sciences was published by nine usa social scientists in 1951 theory was to be based on a theory of action in which the point of reference of all terms is the action of an individual actor or collective of actors, between the gender lines the science of transgender - gender identity haunts every aspect of our lives dictating the outcomes of our conversations our workplaces our relationships even our bath products before most infants are named they are assigned a sex based on the appearance of their external genitalia by a third party these decisions are dolled out in a typically binary fashion with no expectations for ambiguity, emotion and decision changing minds and persuasion - emotion and decision explanations emotions emotion and decision logical vs emotional decision making damasio s research the point of decision so what we make many decisions and sometimes we are more or less logical about them, a 3 what types of anarchism are there anarchist writers - the history of christian anarchism includes the heresy of the free spirit in the middle ages numerous peasant revolts and the anabaptists in the 16th century the libertarian tradition within christianity surfaced again in the 18th century in the writings of william blake and the american adam ballou reached anarchist conclusions in his practical christian socialism in 1854, gift from within article childhood and adult sexual - childhood and adult sexual victimization living in the aftermath of transgression and quest for restoration of the self erwin r parson ph d a b p p, the false allure of group selection edge org - to arrive at the edge of the world s knowledge seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds put them in a room together and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves, books nyu press nyu press - publisher of academic books and electronic media publishing for general interest and in a wide variety of fields, brain scans can reveal your decisions 7 seconds before you - in a kind of spooky experiment scientists at the max planck institute for human cognitive and brain sciences reveal that our decisions are made seconds before we become aware of them, the cook and the chef musk s secret sauce wait but why - for those new to wait but why blue circle footnotes like this one are good to click on they re for fun facts extra thoughts extraneous quotes from my conversations with musk and further explanation, the medicalization of transgenderism trans health - it is imperative that the medicalized control over transgenders bodies and psyches be subject to scrutiny the medicalization of trans identity has been documented throughout history although it is markedly more evident in the contemporary age of advancing technology and science, center for self leadership ifs therapy training official - during this historic workshop held in boston in april 2015 both visionaries describe their work and engage in candid deep and respectful dialogue that both stimulates the mind and touches the heart, the ravenous brain how the new science of consciousness - in the ravenous brain neuroscientist daniel bor departs sharply from this historical view and builds on the latest research to propose a new model for how consciousness works bor argues that this brain based faculty evolved as an accelerated knowledge gathering tool consciousness is effectively an idea factory that choice mental space dedicated to innovation a key component of which is, manufacturing the deadhead a product of social - manufacturing the deadhead a product of social engineering by joe atwill and jan irvin may 13 2013 version 3 7 may 17 2013 articles in this series 1 r gordon wasson the man the legend the myth beginning a new history of magic mushrooms ethnomycology and the psychedelic revolution by jan irvin may 13 2012 2 read more, i can tolerate anything except the outgroup slate star codex - content warning politics religion social justice spoilers for the secret of father brown this isn t especially original to me and i don t claim anything more than to be explaining and rewording things i have heard from a bunch of other people