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A Future Historical Perspective


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The Curse of Being on the Cover of Sports Illustrated


Appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated ought to be a blessing but for hundreds of sport stars it became a curse. There were so many incidents of accidents ending sports people’s careers that Sports Illustrated conducted its own investigation into “the curse of being on their cover.” Sports Illustrated found 913 examples of jinxes … Continue reading

Trust – Knowing What You are Responsible For


We never trust anyone; you only trust your judgment about that person. So when someone lets you down, it’s easier to think – that someone did you wrong, rather than the reality, which is that you have lousy judgment. The mirror is hard to look into. If you work or live with someone who produces … Continue reading

Depression’s Role in Cellular Aging


It’s useful to know how the body normally keeps its cells healthy (Greer, 1999). Your body’s cells don’t just hold standardized genetic information about who you are. They also need to monitor where in your body they are, so they know what their particular job is within that whole community of cells. The cells in … Continue reading

Neurological Paradox of Compassion and Money


The National Institute of Health researched uncovered a neurological paradox which revealed that; throwing money into the mix diminishes altruistic motivation and introduces unexpected behavior. The results of two separate experiments lead to the discovery that the pleasure center (nucleus accumbens) of our brain and the altruism center (posterior superior temporal sulcus) of our brains … Continue reading