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The resurgence of empathy

Are we naturally empathetic? Recent history tells us that empathy has played a role, but that it has been clearly dominated by characteristics such as self- interest and utilitarianism. This due to the fact that some of the most powerful ideas, coming from great minds such as Smith, Hobbes and Freud, were founded on the belief that it is our nature to be self-interested. These ideas took flight and eventually helped to mould and shape the materialistic western culture that we see today. But what if they were wrong? Read more

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Meta-patterns and the origin of your reality

To understand is to perceive patterns. This seemingly harmless statement is packed with one of the most profound realizations you will ever come across. But in order to expose its concealed marvel, I must first discuss perception and how it influences reality. Read more

A cosmic perspective

Looking up at a star-lit night’s sky, to me, is one of the most awe-inspiring moments we can have. To simply contemplate our place in the universe requires an adventure to the extreme limits of our imagination, and even there, the sheer size and vastness of it all forces the contemplation to bow respectfully in defeat. Read more

Every great journey starts with a single step

The point of this blog is to inspire awe and wonder in the imagination of the reader, by looking at some of the most radical, influential ideas being discussed around the world today. Curious?
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