Why I Think about Death Everyday

Death is a universal truth. We will all die one day. No one is an exception as it role calls people to be invited in an everlasting sleep. People respond in various ways when the topic of life’s finitude comes out from one’s mouth. Is it possible to speak about life by speaking about death […]

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The Areas Related To Psychology (Part 2)

In Part 1 I discussed mostly on more academic oriented disciplines (most of them are seen as sciences). In this part, we are going to look at areas that are more focused on skills and real life application. Communication and Media Studies Principles and theories of communication are most prominently seen as subjects of intuition […]

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The Areas Related To Psychology (Part 1)

Psychology is not the only area that studies human beings. While you might already know the psychology has a large variety of branches, sub-disciplines, and special topics, not everything related with human thought and behavior is necessarily labeled ‘psychology’. When browsing for interesting topics to study and work on, psychology majors need not necessarily confine […]

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Brief Review of ‘Sapiens’, and Why You Should Read It

Yuval Noah Harari was a foreign name to me before I encountered one of the first TED Dialogues where he was hosted to have a conversation about the recent political divide. What fascinated me the most during the dialogue was his astounding capability to manage a large amount of knowledge across multiple vastly different domains […]

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[Book Review] Psychology and Capitalism by Ron Roberts

I am not sure if this is necessarily a review, for me this piece of writing will be more of a reflection after reading. Especially for people who aspire to be psychologists and purport to be humanists, there is likely only very few other available modern works that is as important as Psychology and Capitalism: […]

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Journey #13: Depression & Anxiety – Fight Poison with Poison

Depression & Anxiety – Fight Poison with Poison Fight Poison with Poison  (Chinese pinyin: yi3 du2 gong1 du2) This is a Chinese idiom which literally means combat poison with poison. Evil must be driven out by evil. The principle is often used in Chinese’s medicine. I used this principle to handle the following condition: ·         Unable to […]

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Ideas from a brain in a vat: Why we could use some philosophizing

The word philosophy no doubt conjures the image of wizened old men swathed in their Ottoman chairs, pipes puffing smoke as they whittle the day away with their sagacious discourse on all matters philosophical, be they the meaning of one’s existence, the eternal debate of free will versus determinism, or even the provenance of life […]

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