Self-Motivation
David Goggins
Former Navy Seal
Career Development
Bryan Cranston
Actor
Critical Thinking
Liv Boeree
International Poker Champion
Emotional Intelligence
Amaryllis Fox
Former CIA Clandestine Operative
Management
Chris Hadfield
Retired Canadian Astronaut & Author
Learn
from the world's big
thinkers
Start Learning

How can Individuals choose to improve the lack of inspiring contribution online?

Why are individual choices towards contribution, too often not respectful of the magnitude of virtual communication,i.e. information exchange, our online resources provide?


It seems tell-tale of the human species that precedence of "when emotion goes up, intelligence goes down" is so evident as we interact with the www.

For many years now we have had access to communicating on a planet-wide basis more instantaneous than ever before in the brief history of humankind. And, yet the positive, mutually beneficial results ratio is much less than that of 'the prattle,' massively made up of ignorance, prejudice, fear, generalization, justification, rationale and actual choice to interact based on these human limitations.

It is unfortunate that this asset is in the hands of so many who are not even close to being prepared to utilize it to the full and positive benefit(s) it has had potential for all along.

I'm not advocating any kind of controls or un-evolution. Please don't read such into my comments and please don't suggest such, as this is clearly not the type of answers that will be implemented. Betterments have to come from individual choice.

What ideas can we share to support the individual towards progressive, beneficial eventualities from this astonishing life accessory?

Connecting-to-the-Value-of-Why 2005-2008 ©

LIVE ON MONDAY | "Lights, camera, activism!" with Judith Light

Join multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Judith Light live on Big Think at 2 pm ET on Monday.

Big Think LIVE

Add event to calendar

AppleGoogleOffice 365OutlookOutlook.comYahoo

Keep reading Show less

8 logical fallacies that are hard to spot

From "if-by-whiskey" to the McNamara fallacy, being able to spot logical missteps is an invaluable skill.

Photo: Shutterstock
Mind & Brain
  • A fallacy is the use of invalid or faulty reasoning in an argument.
  • There are two broad types of logical fallacies: formal and informal.
  • A formal fallacy describes a flaw in the construction of a deductive argument, while an informal fallacy describes an error in reasoning.
Keep reading Show less

Space travel could create language unintelligible to people on Earth

A new study looks at what would happen to human language on a long journey to other star systems.

Cylindrical space colony.

Credit: NASA Ames Research Center.
Surprising Science
  • A new study proposes that language could change dramatically on long space voyages.
  • Spacefaring people might lose the ability to understand the people of Earth.
  • This scenario is of particular concern for potential "generation ships".
Keep reading Show less

Your emotions are the new hot commodity — and there’s an app for that

Many of the most popular apps are about self-improvement.

Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Personal Growth

Emotions are the newest hot commodity, and we can't get enough.

Keep reading Show less
Scroll down to load more…
Quantcast