Edwin Iraheta

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Yuval Noah Harari: the myth of freedom

The main challenge liberalism faces today comes not from fascism or communism but from the laboratories<p>If governments succeed in hacking the human animal, the easiest people to manipulate will be those who believe in free will<p>If we understood that our desires are not the outcome of free choice, we …

Self-Censorship

Carl Gauss, el matemático que creó una de las herramientas más poderosas de la ciencia para hallar un planeta perdido (y esa fue apenas una de sus genialidades)

En el día de Año Nuevo, 1801, un 8º planeta fue detectado orbitando alrededor del Sol entre Marte y Júpiter. Lo nombraron Ceres y su descubrimiento fue considerado como un gran presagio para el futuro de la ciencia en ese siglo XIX que apenas empezaba.<p>Pero la emoción se tornó en desesperación unas …

Why true happiness isn’t about being happy all the time

Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its science of happiness, human potential …

Happiness

Are religious people more moral?

Why do people distrust atheists?<p>A recent study we conducted, led by psychologist Will Gervais, found widespread and extreme moral prejudice against …

Religion

The Most Innovative Companies Thrive When People Disrupt Themselves

While the popular phrase “disrupt yourself before someone else disrupts you” is often meant for organizations, Whitney Johnson believes that people …

The rise of perfectionism is negatively affecting young people

In our roles as academics, young people knock on our doors almost every day. They are typically ambitious, bright and hard-working. They have a broad …

Mental Health

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

Real Leaders Serve

“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country,” implored John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address in 1961. On that …

AI will spell the end of capitalism

By Feng Xiang<p><i>Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.</i><p>BEIJING — The most momentous challenge facing socio-economic systems today …

China

¿Por qué no cambiamos de opinión aunque nos demuestren que estamos equivocados?

La primera impresión es la que cuenta. Cuando nuestro cerebro recibe por primera vez información sobre un asunto —“ese de ahí es Juan, es un vago”— …

Countries are so last-century. Enter the 'net state'

The short-lived reign of nation states is in decline. They are, after all, a late-comer to history. As recently as the mid-19th century, the world …

¿Desaparecerá alguna vez la religión?

El ateísmo está en alza en todo el mundo. ¿Significa esto que la espiritualidad pasará pronto a ser algo del pasado?<p>"Hay muchos más ateos en la actualidad que nunca antes, tanto en números absolutos como en porcentaje sobre el total de la Humanidad", explica Phil Zuckerman, profesor de Sociología y …

In solitude what happiness?

Loneliness is silent, invisible and as deadly as a smoking habit. Maggie Fergusson seeks out those beside themselves at being by themselves<p>Nothing …

“Ahora uno se explota a sí mismo y cree que está realizándose”

El filósofo surcoreano Byung-Chul Han, un destacado diseccionador de la sociedad del hiperconsumismo, explica en Barcelona sus críticas al “infierno …

Las 5 mentiras más grandes del capitalismo global

Los que languidecen en el peldaño inferior del sistema laboral mundial son los Precariat, una clase social cuya falta de seguridad laboral y …

Esto es lo que nos dice la ciencia sobre cómo ganar una discusión

Igual fue en mitad de un debate sobre los derechos de los animales. Tal vez por el independentismo catalán, o por algo tan simple como si se está a …

En datos: así seremos en 2050

Los seres humanos tenemos una capacidad prodigiosa para reproducirnos. Durante los años noventa del siglo pasado, cada mujer tenía de media tres …

How the American dream turned into greed and inequality

The American Dream is broken. Paul Ryan, speaker of the House of Representatives, recently stated that "in our country, the condition of your birth …

Economics

What Is It That Makes Humans Unique?

If an extraterrestrial civilization were to observe and study our planet from an objective perspective, there is no doubt that among the millions of …

¿Pero cómo vas a ascender si piensas por tu cuenta?

Uno de los raros consensos que ha alcanzado nuestra sociedad es que las instituciones y las mayorías imponen el pensamiento políticamente correcto. …

13 Things Science Says Will Make You Much Happier

It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But …

¿Estará el secreto para salvar a la humanidad en la “Utopía” que Tomás Moro escribió en el siglo XV?

A las mujeres en la política se las acusa a veces de utilizar conscientemente su femineidad para avanzar en un mundo dominado por los hombres.<p>Frances Perkins hizo eso, pero de una forma muy inusual: trató de que los hombres recordaran a sus madres.<p>Usaba un sombrero sencillo de tres picos y refinó …

The Rise of a New Species of Human Being

Today, what survives on Earth can be determined entirely by human beings. We can alter the genetics of almost any life form and potentially design …

Einstein, Darwin and the two-hour genius rule

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him …

Why religion is not going away and science will not destroy it

In 1966, just over 50 years ago, the distinguished Canadian-born anthropologist Anthony Wallace confidently predicted the global demise of religion …

9 Business Lessons You Should Learn From Musicians

Business leaders and entrepreneurs, listen up: the latest Simon Sinek book isn't the only place to get inspiration for your work. You don't need to look at the next innovation from Apple to learn what you should be applying to your venture. If you want to create a loyal following but don't have a …

Paisaje político

Con la finalización de las primarias para designar a los candidatos presidenciales, se inicia la primera etapa de las elecciones. Es preciso …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond …

Emotional Intelligence