What Actually Is a Belief? And Why Is It So Hard to Change?

“For some of our most important beliefs, we have no evidence at all, except that people we love and trust hold these beliefs. Considering how little we know, the confidence we have in our beliefs is preposterous—and it is also essential.” 카지노사이트 Beliefs are a slippery concept. What actually are they? Philosophy has long struggled to define them.2 In this post-truth and … Read more

Leveraging Social and Political Issues to Promote Student Engagement, Improve Writing Skills

“Your students are failing because you are failing them.” These words can cut to the core of any professional educator who strives for excellence in teaching and learning. However, hidden within that criticism is a more useful message: “To help them succeed, you must inspire their imaginations and capture their attention through meaningful and creative engagement within … Read more

How Social and Political Issues Affect the Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth

New research from The Trevor Project found that social and political issues can greatly impact the mental health and overall well-being of LGBTQ youth. Racism, homophobia, school safety, gun violence, and policies targeting the rights of LGBTQ people were all named as distressing concerns for LGBTQ youth. Ongoing exposure to hostile rhetoric can lead an … Read more

Press freedom under Bongbong is fake news

Upon assuming the Philippines presidency on 30 June 2022, Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr — the only son and namesake of the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos — delivered an inaugural address that did not mention press freedom. Press freedom also went unmentioned when he delivered his first State of the Nation Address before the joint Senate and House of Representatives … Read more

Political Issues to Watch in 2018 Throwback

The business backstory for 2017 is that geopolitics did not seem to matter—at least not the way they have in recent years. Major political tremors have rattled the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Northeast Asia; the geopolitical balance of power between 카지노사이트 China and the United States is shifting; fake news has become … Read more

Belief Perseverance and Experience

Belief perseverance is the 카지노사이트 tendency to hold on to beliefs even when evidence proves those beliefs to be wrong. This is not a pathological condition, but rather an inherent human behavior.1 People expend considerable mental energy to maintain their beliefs when presented with facts that prove them wrong. They will focus on experiences that … Read more

7 Cost-Effective Ad Types for Small Businesses

Running ads can be expensive, 카지노사이트 and there are so many factors to consider. Are you targeting the right audience? And running the ad effectively? And is this the right advertising campaign for your business? It’s even harder for small businesses that have to compete against larger companies with bigger budgets. If you’re unsure which … Read more