Behavior and Habit
Thoughts about innate behavior and learned behavior, and about developing habits, either consciously or unconsciously.
The impact of the sharply rising incidence of mental illness and poor mental-social-emotional well-being, both to individuals and broader society, is enormous. More and more, psychological fitness is being recognized as the most concerning, yet most neglected health concern of the modern era. Sam and Vox have a spirited discussion about it.
Order and Chaos
An effort to define order and chaos, delineate where one ends and the other begins, and to discern the worth and utility of each.
Conditioning and Aesthetics
Musings pertaining to how social conditioning influences one’s perception of what is beautiful and what is not.
A dialog concerning how logistics are utilized to affect systems, from specific institutions to broader society.
Ingroups and Outgroups
A discussion about how and why social grouping occurs.
A study of relationships; how they form and how they impact our lives.
In inquiry into the meaning and evolution of symbols, and what makes them so central to human life.