When Journalism Becomes Pseudo-Science

The BBC article based on a paper in Lancet screams the headline “No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms.” Like so much in the corporate media today, the details under the headline refute the headline written to make people click. Classic BS sensationalist journalism, though looks like the scientists […]

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Pretension is the Enemy of Creativity

Pretension is the Enemy of Creativity Many factors can block one’s creativity. One of them, not discussed enough, is pretension. Feelings of arrogance and superiority hinder the flow of ideas and feelings. It also makes you a bit of a jerk. Be humble and let the ideas and feelings flow […]

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Amir’s Fable

Truth and Falsehood AMIR’S FABLE There is an old fable, which tells that Truth and Falsehood went for A swim together, leaving their clothes on shore. Falsehood Coming out of the water first, puts on Truth’s clothes. Truth, being what it is, absolutely refused to wear Falsehood’s clothes, thus remained […]

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Leonardo DaVinci on Inaction

Leonardo DaVinci on Inaction “Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. So we must stretch ourselves to the very limits of human possibility. Anything less is a sin against both God and […]

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