It’s awful for students to feel uncomfortable with new ideas, even if new ideas might be needed to deal with the big problems facing the world.
It’s easy to complain about what you don’t want. It’s much harder to say what you do want. And even harder to be able to say how you will know that you are getting what you want.
But if you want to avoid frustration, confusion, and disappointment, tell people what you want and tell them how you will know when you have it.
Most people don’t want to make changes to their lifestyle, so are relying on science to fix global warming. Yet they don’t trust science on other issues.
There are various human qualities that can be thought of as superpowers.
According to Buddhism there is no fixed self you can point to and say “this is me”.
Humans are special. Or so we claim. There are of course downsides to this belief.
There are many advantages to being rich, and demonstrating philanthropy is one of them.
People worry that the Covid vaccines have not been properly tested or approved by the FDA, then proceed to fill their bodies with supplements which have never been tested or approved by the FDA.
Our minds are rarely in the present.