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I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

In their wake suicides leave a lot of pain, confusion and sometimes mystery. No matter how devastating suicides are there is something that can be learned from them. That is what I discovered in the last four years when I lost my two friends and a cousin to suicide. Quality of life. One of the… Continue reading I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

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How I Learned There Is No Such Thing As Being The Best.

All my life I have strived to be the best, to be the greatest and grandest in everything I did and could do. I don’t know where it comes from, it might just be from the competitive culture that most us are born in. The point is, second wasn’t good enough, never ever, At school… Continue reading How I Learned There Is No Such Thing As Being The Best.

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The Neurological Reason Depressed People Can’t Stop Being Negative

Depressed people are notorious for dwelling on the negative. A lot of people often think that it is something they can snap out of if they try hard enough, despite ample information on the Internet and other resources informing people that depressed individuals can’t simply change their attitude. There is a neurological reason for this.… Continue reading The Neurological Reason Depressed People Can’t Stop Being Negative

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Three Types of Intuition We Are All Familiar With

  Researchers Amanda Woolley and Olga Kostopoulou propose that there are three types of intuition. In their study they asked 18 family doctors to recount two cases in their career where intuition played major role in their decision making. Of all the cases, after rigorous processes, only 24 were recognized as examples of intuition. After… Continue reading Three Types of Intuition We Are All Familiar With

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South Africa’s Violent Protests

As long as I can remember South Africa has always been a country simmering with unrest. Protests turning violent in South Africa is nothing new, in fact they became so frequent and volatile that in 2008 professor Mike Hough, University of Pretoria, published a paper in the South African Journal of Military Studies accessing the… Continue reading South Africa’s Violent Protests

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The Impartialist vs the Partialist

In moral philosophy to be an impartialist means you believe that people should be treated fairly and equally without bias or prejudice. You would be inclined to believe that we should treat people this way in all situations. This is very appealing since it speaks to our desire for justice and fairness. The impartialist understands… Continue reading The Impartialist vs the Partialist