Last month, my dad showed me an interesting article about mental models. Mental models can be seen as “the mind’s toolbox for making decisions”. The article highlights the benefits of having as many as possible. According to the author, this leads to clearer thinking. As I read the article, I realised that one of the reasons I […]
Should replacing advertising billboards with something else be illegal? Would I be considered a criminal if I decided to change them into art, wanted to add posters that raise political/local issues, or simply felt like leaving the page blank? I mean, when did we actually sign up for this constant “visual pollution”?
“The Selfish Gene” was published about 20 years after the discovery of the structure of the DNA. At the time, a lot of scientists believed that natural selection was acting at the level of the group. They thought that selfless behavior in an individual could only be explained by a process in which the individual acted […]