Not what was confidently predicted by consensus science two decades ago.
“In very recent research, Israeli scientists showed that they can erase memories linked to drug addiction”
However quantum physical theory, much more in concert with Oriental approaches to medical practice.
If people don’t like the show, it goes off the air If someone throws a brick through the screen …
If there is no free will, there is no freedom to violate. If there is no soul, there is no inner self to violate.
Neither Flatow nor Baron-Cohen seems to have got the message yet about empathy anyway: Detached from positive virtues, it’s not that great.
Brooks cannot get from evolutionary psychology to any place where an ethic is clearly superior to mere predatory self-pity. It ll ends with a clever observation.
The advice, while not bad, is the quick fix of popular culture, despite the authors’ best efforts to dissociate themselves from all that
Some effects can only occur as byproducts, not when they are sought as a goal. Helping oneself while helping others is one of them.
The fact that intelligent people can be so sure that materialist precepts are true – on so little evidence – is bound to be significant, and not for good.
If so, some frustrations may lessen. Automated direction: You know the type: “Turn right, 10 metres” – when anyone would say “Turn right at the Memorial.”
About “crazy as a shrink,” what else did you need to know?
Mid-twentieth century critics were offered a Freudian diagnosis for their motives. That made the Freudians’ arguments unanswerable.
The word “mystery” has at least three meanings, which allows for easy confusion.
Free will is a solved problem: It grows with growth in virtue.