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Why you would jump off a bridge if everyone else was doing it cover image

Why you would jump off a bridge if everyone else was doing it

January 23, 2016 by Dorian Minors

I'm going to answer that age old question, 'would you jump off a bridge if everyone else was doing it?'. You know, since I started this site I've gotten people emailing me about this (and a bunch of...

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Warning - getting rejected messes with your DNA cover image

Warning - getting rejected messes with your DNA

January 15, 2016 by Dorian Minors

I bet you thought you know everything worth knowing about DNA. You were wrong. You see, DNA can change its mind about who you are. Deoxyribonucleic acid - it's not necessarily the 'building blocks'...

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Why catharsis is a lie (and it puts you in danger) cover image

Why catharsis is a lie (and it puts you in danger)

January 12, 2016 by Dorian Minors

Catharsis is a term that originated in Greece. In Greek, the word meant something like 'to purge'. In his book, Poetics, Aristotle writes the phrase 'cathartic tragedy'. It's thought here, that he...

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How reading (good) non-fiction books builds your empathy cover image

How reading (good) non-fiction books builds your empathy

January 1, 2016 by Dorian Minors

They say a reader lives a thousand lives and those who don't live one. Well, I don't know that 'they' say it, but I like the phrase a lot. I saw a tattoo of it once on Pinterest though, if that...

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