The Paradox of Tolerance Back in the 1940s, a philosopher named Karl Popper came up with something called “The Paradox of Tolerance.” He said that if everyone tolerates every idea, then intolerant ideas will emerge. Tolerate people, being the soft pushovers they are, will tolerate this intolerance. However, the intolerant will not tolerate tolerant people. So, eventually, the tolerant will get rammed up the backside. … Continue reading Why We Must Tolerate Intolerance
Hi everyone, Let’s talk about food today. I have always been interested in human universals and I also have had sufficient enough interaction with people from different cultures. I noticed a lot of similarities between all these people but one thing that always caught my attention more than anything else is how food works for all. We all know that we need food to literally … Continue reading Food
Ok, I want you to think totally outside of the box – or inside of the box if you don’t like what’s outside the box. This is a glimpse into the sort of conversations my husband and I have at times. If you could have anything – any thing – at all as a possession/pet, what would it be? J wants a terminator so he … Continue reading Go nuts with this hypothetical!
Have you ever wondered what’s the reason for these silent moments we encounter while talking to someone? It’s like someone hits pause on our brain and all we can think of is What should I say now? And it’s probably the same for that person too since it takes two to have a conversation. What’s interesting is that this is not happening with … Continue reading The awkward silent moments in our conversations