Labels: Useful Heuristics or Dangerous Stereotypes?
They say love blinds and power corrupts. Well, I’m starting to think morality is pretty good at both. When I was depressed in early 2013, I began attending weekly CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) sessions in the hope that it would make me better. During one of these sessions, the therapist (counsellor? psychiatrist? I never quite…
Fictional Lincoln on democracy: All we’ve done is show the world that democracy isn’t chaos. That there is a great, invisible strength in a people’s union. Say we’ve shown that a people can endure awful sacrifice and yet cohere. Mightn’t that save at least the idea of democracy to aspire to? Eventually to become worthy…
Hyeonseo Lee: My Escape from North Korea (TED)
When I was young, I thought my country was the best on the planet.