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A framework for understanding exploitative societies

Human beings are capable of high levels of cooperation, love and caring. However, for thousands of years most of us have been living in societies that systematically suppress these human qualities. These inhuman social systems now function to sustain themselves, the systems, not the people within them...

The effects of overwhelming experiences

When we humans are very young, our fragile minds are sometimes overwhelmed by experiences they can’t yet handle...

The effects of emotional hurt

Human minds seem to be vulnerable to being hurt emotionally, but also equipped with emotional healing processes...

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Rigidly defending our minds

Why do so many of us find it hard to face that, sometimes, what we hold to be true may be wrong? Why is it so hard for us to change our minds, or to consider new ways of thinking that might be beneficial to us?