Are we using our intelligence intelligently?
Feb06

Are we using our intelligence intelligently?

When we see someone with intelligence far greater than ours (as measured by some parameter such as IQ), we may feel inferior…

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How to protect ourselves from the wrong, the wrong-headed and the wrong-hearted
Dec01

How to protect ourselves from the wrong, the wrong-headed and the wrong-hearted

Suppose someone gives others wrong advice. Why might they do so? Because of three broad factors: wrong information, wrong…

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Why can’t some people see the obvious?
Sep01

Why can’t some people see the obvious?

Why can’t some people see the obvious? When we try to explain something to someone and they just don’t get it, we may wonder,…

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Why we remain strangers to ourselves …
Aug09

Why we remain strangers to ourselves …

We are often fascinated by characters depicted in novels and movies. Fans fill blogs analyzing every single dialogue...

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We rarely do things without a reason, but reason is rarely behind the things we do
Aug01

We rarely do things without a reason, but reason is rarely behind the things we do

Suppose someone does something stupid or terrible. If they are asked why they did what they did, they usually come up with…

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Our intelligence is not like a fixed deposit – it is like a stock market share
Jan19

Our intelligence is not like a fixed deposit – it is like a stock market share

Suppose we invest in stocks but think of such an investment to be as stable as a fixed deposit. If the stocks go down, we will…

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