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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug24Post.mp4 Way back when I was in high school, I went through a rebellious phase. I was very anti-authority of any kind. One of my favorite quotes was from Johnny Rotten, the singer of the Sex Pistols. It wasn't really a quote, more of an opening line before the music started. It was on their cover of "Substitute," originally by The Who. The quote? "You don't need permission for anything..." A similar "truism" is that getting forgiveness is easier than getting permission. If you're a kid, you discover this over a
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug22Post.mp4 Socrates and Marcus Aurelius were two different guys from two different times. One guy was a Greek philosopher. One guy was an orator and a Roman Emperor. But they both had the same idea about the human thought process. Socrates believed that everything everybody believed was wrong. And he could prove this. This is where they get the Socratic method from. By asking enough simple and well placed questions, it's very easy to PROVE that any idea anybody has is false. Of course, eventually Socrates started
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug12APost.mp4 One interesting study was done on attractiveness. Both men and women. They took a bunch of guys and girls, and had them walk around through social areas. Then the researchers followed them, showed people their pictures. And they asked, based only on their brief memory, to rate them on a scale of 1-10. This was the first half of the experiment. Then they repeated this experiment, and changed only one thing. They went to a bunch of other similar social areas. And again, they quickly followed the test su