For such a near-universal concept, the definition of "heroism" is difficult to pin down.
"In order to seek truth," Rene Descartes once wrote, "it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, all things."
“Why are you unhappy? Because 99.9 percent of everything you think, and of everything you do, is for yourself — and there isn’t one.”
“We suffer more often in the imagination than in reality.”
Everyone loves a good underdog story, but the lessons we derive from them depend on how they’re told.
Stoicism is a big deal right now, but it has some major flaws. Here's why you might want to hold off on becoming a Stoic.
When a whoopsie-daisy just won’t cut it.
A thesaurus isn’t to find big and fancy words, but a resource to help you find your rhythm.
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.
Will and Ariel Durant were praised for their ability to look at the big picture without losing sight of its little details, even if they did miss some of them.
From honing the art of perception to checking cognitive biases, here are a few techniques employees can learn in critical thinking training.
The multi-leveled constructions of metaphysics are the collective workings of a fantastical virtuality. Did you get that?
Some intellectuals use charisma and deception to obscure the holes in their arguments. Here is how to see through their smokescreen.
Looking at ourselves in a mirror — or on a video call — shapes our sense of self. But what you see is not what others see.
How much can something change and still be the same thing?
Retired astronaut Ron Garan believes that before we can begin solving our problems, we must understand our interrelatedness through the "orbital perspective."
Actor and science communicator Alan Alda shares his three rules of three for effective and empathic communication.
Arguments don’t have to be about winning or losing; they can help us build trust despite disagreeing.
Literature's first utopia shows how far we've come.
Spend well, save well, live well.
Research consistently points to a set of leadership skills that are high-impact, difficult to develop, and not easily replicated by technology.
Don’t take the prodigy pathway. Become a broad thinker instead.
Be famous within five miles.