Today, I argue that cultural conformity leads to human dishonesty. We have learned that restrictive cultures don't encourage open communication between children and parents -- children spend their lives lying to their parents in order to avoid consequences. This sets the notion that lies are acceptable because how our parents treat us is how we treat... Continue Reading →
Religions seek to elevate 'god' while philosophies aim to deprecate human nature. ~Mikavelli~ Plato once stated that "good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws". In the context of religion, "good people do not need religions to teach humanity, while bad... Continue Reading →
(*Disclaimer: This one is a bit paradoxical, on the theme of "Crossroads") We live in a world of information, competition, and perceived freedom. It is true that since the perpetuation and expansion of what one generation calls the Internet, and the rising generation calls "Social Media", information has been at our fingertips by choice. The... Continue Reading →
We tell ourselves a lie and ignore every truth contradicting it. ~Lloyd Lowry~ * side note: This is a continuation of my previous blog - Becoming Human and Society The whole idea and habit (culture) of not asking for help on the premise that everyone around is too busy to make time, handle or even... Continue Reading →
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