For millennia, man has pondered the possibility of Alchemy. We’ve been presented with the fairytale ideas of incantations and spells capable of turning hard metals such as Lead into Gold within popular culture.
People who are winners of the IQ battle are not necessarily the winners of the game of life, too. There are many people who score low on the IQ test but have unbelievably amazing personality traits – someone with a low IQ score may be a most gifted multitasker, a great conversationalist, a surprisingly most emotionally intelligent person and so on….
What makes humans unique? What are the things that differentiate humans from non-humans? Or what is it that makes us human? These are the questions people have been searching for answers to.
There are many non-human species with surprisingly smart social lives. There are many instances when grouping seems very beneficial to the intelligence of many non-human animals.
We come across several survival stories via a variety of news sources and get inspired by them. We wonder how the survivors manage to survive in hard circumstances. What are the secrets of extraordinary survivors? Is it their inner strength that allows them to survive? or are humans hardwired to survive? Yes, of course, humans are hardwired to survive; with the help of survival instincts, our cave-dwelling ancestors remained alive… Read More »How do we seem to be hardwired to survive?
There is a duality within each of us, we think that we intentionally control our actions, but our behavior is far from reasoned and intentioned. Within each one of us, there are two beings: 1. Reasoned being 2. Instinctive being. Both of them compete for controlling our actions and the instinctive being wins. Two different parts of the brain (primitive and higher brain) control these two different beings.