Summer Wright

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Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Our Misconceptions About Free Will and How Acknowledging Its Illusoriness Liberates Us Rather Than Taking Away Our Freedom

“Understanding this truth about the human mind has the potential to change our sense of moral goodness and what it would mean to create a just society.”<p><i>“When you come right down to it, how much of that was free will?”</i> teenage Sylvia Plath pondered as she looked back on her life-choices in …

Happiness

The blind woman who switched personalities and could suddenly see

It had been more than a decade since “B.T.” had last seen anything.<p>After suffering a traumatic accident as a young woman, doctors diagnosed her with cortical blindness, caused by damage to the visual processing centers in her brain. So she got a seeing eye dog to guide her and grew accustomed to …

Mental Health

These Loaded Peanut Butter Brownies Are About To Rock Your World

Summer is over, and we've got HALLOWEEN on the brain here at Brit + Co! Well, Halloween candy, to be exact ;) If you're craving something sweet, you've come to the right place. We're showing you how to make Loaded Peanut Butter Brownies. These chocolate treats are packed with Reese's Peanut Butter …

American Dreams: Charming Pedophile Cruises Crass U.S.

In Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov wrote a love letter to the English language, skewered ’50s America, and created a pedophile protagonist who was both …

Literature

Addiction is not a disease: How AA and 12-step programs erect barriers while attempting to relieve suffering

Vangore (CC)<p>Where do you stand on the addiction as disease debate? Marc Lewis firmly says addiction is not a disease while taking a slap at AA, …