Self-Reliance: The core of individualism, democracy, and freedom.

Introduction: Self-reliance is to be reliant on self in being independent of one’s survivability. Doing your shopping, bill payments without another person’s assistance. Looking at the basics, to the whole picture of what we have become as an autonomous society. It appears that self-reliance has negative annotations, in the majority of scientific and philosophical journals. … Read more

Psychology Projection: Directing feeling and thoughts to others

Introduction: Projection of your thoughts and feelings on to others is unfair on the other person. Let’s learn about what projection is, and it affects you and others in the world around. Your inner world has nothing to do with the other person, whether, in conflict or having a conversation. Expressing one’s beliefs, thoughts, and … Read more

External and internal conflict: effects on mental health

Introduction: Dealing with external or internal conflict can take a toll on our lives. You can’t walk away from internal conflict, but we can walk away or remove ourselves from external conflicts. We can’t get a restraining order or talk to human resources on how our brains think or feel. But we have professional counselling … Read more

Following authority even if it’s wrong: The Milgram Experiment

Introduction: Stanley Milgram’s experiments were to discover why Nazi soldiers followed orders to kill millions of innocent Jewish people. Milgram’s discovery was that 65% of ordinary people willingly followed instructions of authority without question. Seemingly beyond the limits of tolerance of the actor on the other side, out of view via lethal electric shock. The … Read more