Cognitame

'Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.' -Joyce Carol Oates

Blogs

Is there a solution to violence?
Wed, Apr 25, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Apr 25, 2018

With the concentration on mass shootings in the United States, I think we forget that it is our cultural issue with violence itself.

Paradoxicalism as a Political Belief
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Feb 25, 2018

Human nature is full of paradox. Which is what makes it so hard to find order and stability. Is there any answer at all to how we should govern ourselves?

Modern Game Reviews Suck
Wed, Feb 14, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Video game reviews today are long essays and diatribes that are written like something guided by an Olympic judge handbook.

Is Darryl Perry Making Ideological Progress?
Wed, Feb 07, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Darryl W. Perry of Free Keene showed hints of ideological progress. However, he still using heuristics as weapons against his opponents. Will he ditch the cult?

Discovering Bigfoot - Debunked
Sun, Feb 04, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Feb 04, 2018

Discovering Bigfoot, written, directed and produced by Todd Standing is one of 2017's top cringe worthy films. Although not as bad as Tommy Wiesau's

Your Genes Aren't Making You Fat, You Are
Sun, Jan 14, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Science shows that a genetic predisposition towards obesity has no significant effect on weight management. In fact, it has everything to do with diet.

Speech Is More Persuasive Than Text
Sat, Jan 13, 2018 - (Edited) Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Studies have found that audio is more persuasive for arguments than text. Even being in person is more persuasive than that.

Jordan Peterson and Postmodernism
Wed, Jan 03, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Understanding Jordan Peterson's problem with postmodernism doesn't make sense at first glance. But he has a legitimate bone to pick.

Things John Mueller Said
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 - (Edited) Wed, Jan 10, 2018

John Mueller is a web trends analyst at Google and has take a lead role in helping webmasters with the Google search engine. These are some things he's said.

Driving Slow and Fast Are Equally Dangerous
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 - (Edited) Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Speed is relative. Driving slow makes those around you