Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

by Chogyam Trungpa edited by O Society June 10, 2019 Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (PDF) Introduction Although most of my students were sincere in their aspiration to walk on the spiritual path, they brought to it a great deal of confusion, misunderstanding and expectation. Therefore, I found it necessary to present to my students an overview of the … Continue reading Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope. by Barbara Hagerty Atlantic edited by O Society June 2, 2019 This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a … Continue reading When Your Child Is a Psychopath

Facebook doesn’t fool Me… but I do worry about how it affects You

Editors note: if you wonder how people's brains were turned into bowls of mushy Fruity Pebbles by the internet, this is your answer. It can't happen to ME because I am too smart to fall for it. But those guys over there... THEY are stupid and fall for it every time. But not ME! Oh … Continue reading Facebook doesn’t fool Me… but I do worry about how it affects You

People With Greater Intellectual Humility Have Superior General Knowledge

by Christian Jarrett British Psychology Society edited by O Society May 26, 2019 In the era of social media and rolling news there’s a constant pressure to be in the know, always on hand with an aperçus or two. Today intellectual humility therefore feels more important than ever – having the insight and honesty to hold … Continue reading People With Greater Intellectual Humility Have Superior General Knowledge

Self-Serving Bias & Locus of Control

edited by O Society May 25, 2019 https://youtu.be/NkpXMxt4f3s The self-serving bias is the tendency people have to seek out information and use it in ways that advance their self-interest. In other words, people often unconsciously make decisions that serve themselves in ways that other people might view as indefensible or unethical. Studies show that we … Continue reading Self-Serving Bias & Locus of Control