Which came first? Or maybe it’s worth asking, why does it matter? There are a lot of questions worth asking for a lot of people. But some are perhaps not as relevant as we thought. We can only look to answer so many questions. Let’s focus the ones worth answering.
Usually the question comes only when it’s needed. But perhaps the right time is before the question is necessary. Of course, you can’t always expect to have the answer to “What should we do if we have to quarantine ourselves and learn/work from home for months?” It’s unlikely you’ll think through everything. But what happens […]
Which would we prefer? We make mistakes. Human history does not always have the best foot forward. But unfortunately, we can’t fix the past. No matter how much we want to make up for it. Because it no longer exists. It only is remembered through our own minds. Of course, an option would be to […]
In a hospital where babies are being born and put into separate lines, do any of these lines of boys and girls seem less likely than the others?: BBBGGG GGGGGG BGGBGB Intuitively it would appear that the first one seems less likely and certainly the second one is very unlikely. The third one seems as […]
Imagine I provided the following description of an individual named Linda: “Linda is thirty-one years old, single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in antinuclear demonstrations.” Now I want to ask you which of the following […]
Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most well-known speeches in American history during the 1963 March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom. He also prepared the speech the night before, finishing at about 3 A.M. And it wasn’t because he was too busy to start early. Martin Luther King had spent weeks getting […]
There were two groups of scientists working on the same task in two separate labs. One set of scientists had vague credentials. A couple physicists, chemists, and biologists grouped up together. The other set were scientists that were experts in their field in E. Coli. And both were experimenting with proteins from E. Coli. Psychologist […]