Category Archives: Society

What would you sacrifice to change your life or the world for the better?

There are choices we must make in life in order to accomplish a goal or objective. If we want something enough, we have to do what is required to obtain it. We may need to choose between two or more things and pick one, because we can’t have it all, and certainly not at the same time. SourceThere are short-term […]

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Being Individually Moral but Forced to Live Among Collective Immorality

In history and in the present, have you noticed somethings are wrong with what was/is socially acceptable, with what was/is deemed “legal”? The collective way of living in society and what is accepted is not decided by each individual. Some individuals can see wrongs, yet can’t change the collective way things are. Despite wanting things to be better, we can’t […]

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The Love Between Homeless People and their Animal Companions

The deep emotional and psychological connection between human animals and other animals can be profound. Many people have a deep emotional valuation of nonhuman animals they connect with, and even see their animal companions as the most important others in their lives, more than other human-to-human relations they have. The nonhuman animals are their life, and often the animals share […]

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Bullies, the Tyranny of Authority and the Abuse of Power

There we are, doing our thing. But then someone doesn’t like that others like what we’re doing. They don’t want someone to challenge what they want. Some people do things that challenge the self-view and worldview of others who want to keep things as they are so they can keep their positions of power and control. They will attack others […]

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Wisdom of the Crowd – Is it Crowd Wisdom or Group Think?

The “wisdom of the crowd” theory states that a group of people that don’t talk to each other will be better at guessing the right answer or the outcome to an event compared to any individual expert. If they do start to share their opinions, social influences and the mere influence from exposure to other information will produce groupthink that […]

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