Human Nature

Monogamy and Polygamy

Being a pleasant experience, sex in mammals (which include humans) is a reward mechanism that favors the survival of its […]


Morality and religion

If a Supreme Being did not exist, say theists, there would be no morality, debauchery would reign and humans would […]


Less Expectations, More Joy

‘The Secret’, a book by Rhonda Byrne, is a collection of persuasive phrases, many of them inaccurate – “We are […]


Beliefs, Fanaticism and Violence

As I write this note, my heart is shattered. My eldest son died in the recent confrontation between terrorists that […]


The Mind-Body Splitting

When this columnist closes his eyes to meditate, he ‘feels’ clearly that his mind is located in the prefrontal cortex, […]

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