Opinions and Humility

It’s an oddity of human behavior that we think our own point of view is somehow unbiased and universally valid. We think our lack of prejudice is obvious. Unfortunately, thoughts that are reasonable to us take on different meaning when examined through somebody...

Righteousness Is Wrong

Because we don’t really know everything there is to know about life, it makes sense to exercise humility when thinking about what we think we know. Over time, science has repeatedly shown that our previous understanding of the truth of how things are is flawed....

Opinions and Identities

If others’ opinions rile you, reflect on why. Ask yourself if their perspective threatens your sense of self. Remember that no one has an unbiased, totally accurate point of view. You might be confusing your version of reality with the actual truth, which very...

All in Your Head

Your experience of life really is all in your head! When you consider that what you actually perceive is such a miniscule portion of ‘reality’ and every bit of that is filtered through your highly customized lens, it’s easy to understand why people...

Says Who?

Just as the facets of a prism refract light differently, every person sees a unique reflection of the world. Though some of us do have similar points of view, there’s still an incredibly wide gulf between our individual experiences of life. That’s why no...