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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Jun 22

Many movies feature characters with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder. But when researchers combed through all the psychiatric records from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for… View Post The post What’s Possessed Us? “The Story Paradox” by Jonathan Gottschall appeared first on Areo.

Many movies feature characters with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder. But when researchers combed through all the psychiatric records from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for… View Post The post What’s Possessed Us? “The Story Paradox” by Jonathan Gottschall appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 3 Jun 22

The legacy of the sexual revolution has been scrutinised, even called into question altogether recently. What was traditionally hailed as a liberation, in particular for women and sexual minorities, that… View Post The post The Bedevilments of Sex: Louise Perry’s “The Case against the Sexual Revolution” appeared first on Areo.

The legacy of the sexual revolution has been scrutinised, even called into question altogether recently. What was traditionally hailed as a liberation, in particular for women and sexual minorities, that… View Post The post The Bedevilments of Sex: Louise Perry’s “The Case against the Sexual Revolution” appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Apr 22

The term ‘hacker’ has its origins in computer programming subcultures from the ’60s, and was used to describe people who wanted to take on hard problems in a spirit of playful exploration and a resistance to ‘unearned’ authority. Although the methods, means and intentions of hackers varied widely, all seemed to share a unique ethos that mixed a deep commitment to individual autonomy and agency with an equally deep commitment to collaboration and co-creation.Over time, the concept of hacking has traveled far from its origins, finding its way into a number of domains like Biohacking, Consciousness Hacking, Flow Hacking and …

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The term ‘hacker’ has its origins in computer programming subcultures from the ’60s, and was used to describe people who wanted to take on hard problems in a spirit of playful exploration and a resistance to ‘unearned’ authority. Although the methods, means and intentions of hackers varied widely, all seemed to share a unique ethos that mixed a deep commitment …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 Apr 22

Many young people in the west spend most of their lives in the digital world, hooked up to a source of quick-hit dopamine. This phenomenon has been changing brains and… View Post The post The Fame Trap: Gen Z, TikTok and Influencer Culture appeared first on Areo.

Many young people in the west spend most of their lives in the digital world, hooked up to a source of quick-hit dopamine. This phenomenon has been changing brains and… View Post The post The Fame Trap: Gen Z, TikTok and Influencer Culture appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Apr 22

A colleague once noticed that I never ate animal products. He asked me if I was vegan in a suspicious, almost accusatory way. I told him I was. He seemed… View Post The post Leading by Example: A Quiet but Effective Form of Activism appeared first on Areo.

A colleague once noticed that I never ate animal products. He asked me if I was vegan in a suspicious, almost accusatory way. I told him I was. He seemed… View Post The post Leading by Example: A Quiet but Effective Form of Activism appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Apr 22

What helps us accurately determine whether our beliefs are true or not? Many philosophers who study the nature of human knowledge and belief—epistemology—think open-mindedness is crucial to this (though they… View Post The post Open-Mindedness appeared first on Areo.

What helps us accurately determine whether our beliefs are true or not? Many philosophers who study the nature of human knowledge and belief—epistemology—think open-mindedness is crucial to this (though they… View Post The post Open-Mindedness appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 31 Mar 22

In this episode of the Shrink and the Pundit, Dr. Keith Witt and I discuss a powerful realization emerging at the leading edge of culture regarding the role of trauma in our lives. Dr. Keith is writing a book on the subject and has mined various psychotherapeutic modalities to create an integral approach to using trauma as a portal to health and higher consciousness. In our wide-ranging conversation we address: Trauma and resilience as forms of memory * The differences – and similarities – between ongoing trauma and “major event” traumas such as accidents, violence and illness * Trauma through …

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In this episode of the Shrink and the Pundit, Dr. Keith Witt and I discuss a powerful realization emerging at the leading edge of culture regarding the role of trauma in our lives. Dr. Keith is writing a book on the subject and has mined various psychotherapeutic modalities to create an integral approach to using trauma as a portal to …

Trauma to transcendence – Using life’s wounds to grow Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 31 Mar 22

In this episode of the Shrink and the Pundit, Dr. Keith Witt and I discuss a powerful realization emerging at the leading edge of culture regarding the role of trauma in our lives. Dr. Keith is writing a book on the subject and has mined various psychotherapeutic modalities to create an integral approach to using trauma as a portal to health and higher consciousness. In our wide-ranging conversation we address: Trauma and resilience as forms of memory * The differences – and similarities – between ongoing trauma and “major event” traumas such as accidents, violence and illness * Trauma through …

Trauma to transcendence – Using life’s wounds to grow Read More »

In this episode of the Shrink and the Pundit, Dr. Keith Witt and I discuss a powerful realization emerging at the leading edge of culture regarding the role of trauma in our lives. Dr. Keith is writing a book on the subject and has mined various psychotherapeutic modalities to create an integral approach to using trauma as a portal to …

Trauma to transcendence – Using life’s wounds to grow Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Mar 22

One unavoidable rite of passage for children growing up in Singapore is a trip to the Haw Par Villa. Built by the brothers who invented Tiger Balm, the main attraction… View Post The post Sympathy for the Devil appeared first on Areo.

One unavoidable rite of passage for children growing up in Singapore is a trip to the Haw Par Villa. Built by the brothers who invented Tiger Balm, the main attraction… View Post The post Sympathy for the Devil appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Feb 22

Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear almost any “how.”—Viktor Frankl The findings of evolutionary psychology suggest that most people derive meaning from their loyalties to family, tribe… View Post The post Oversharing Celebrities and the Search for Meaning appeared first on Areo.

Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear almost any “how.”—Viktor Frankl The findings of evolutionary psychology suggest that most people derive meaning from their loyalties to family, tribe… View Post The post Oversharing Celebrities and the Search for Meaning appeared first on Areo.


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