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Is the World Reducing Consumption of Materials (Dematerialization)? Research Says No

Are we as humans taking more from planet Earth than it can sustain and replenish? When the quantity of materials required to produce something is reduced over time, this is called dematerialization. The above question is the main objective behind understanding dematerialization. sourceAs there is an increase in technical performance, there is a reduction in the need for material. Technology […]

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Changing Minds is Hard, Especially When Identity is Attached to a Belief

Presenting evidence or facts doesn’t always get accepted. We can dismiss evidence that contradicts our firmly held beliefs. There is even the backfire effect where we can dig into our belief and hold on tighter than before. source A new study shows that challenging political beliefs activates areas of the brain that govern personal identity and emotional responses to threats. […]

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Cheerleader Effect – Cognitive Biases (Pt.12)

The cheerleader effect, or group-attractiveness effect, is a tendency to value appearances based on a comparative assessment with the surroundings. Certain traits will appear more attractive due to the perceived amplification from contrast. When looked at individually they no longer get the contrasting cheerleader effect. Surprisingly, this is a new term, from a 2008 “How I Met Your Mother” episode, […]

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Humans and the Animal Kingdom – An Emotional Kinship

Animals are all part of the animal kingdom. That’s why it’s called the animal kingdom. We are kin (etymology). There is much in common, despite the differences. Just as there are differences in human races and individuals, there are many commonalities as well. I’m going to provide some information about characteristics and components that animals share in common, relating to […]

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Natural Moral Law Science

Human behavior is part of nature, reality, existence, the universe. Reality, existence, universe and nature has Natural Laws. Therefore, human behavior has Natural Laws since it is part of reality, universe, nature. The Natural Law for behavior is known as Morality, Natural Moral Law. There is a science (knowledge) of behavioral dynamics that can be applied as an objective law […]

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