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Occams Razor

Simpler explanation is probably the right one.

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Published on May 19, 2024

Commodification Of Intrinsic Values

Value can be extrinsic(money) or intrinsic(love of your family, interest in a hobby). But in a market economy only extrinsic values are given any weight. This leads to commodification of intrinsic values.

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Published on May 19, 2024

Niksen Art Of Doing Nothing

Niksen is making an intentional choice to sit down and day dream. It can be any activity where your brain is not engaged.

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Published on May 19, 2024

High Mordernism

High Mordernism is the belief that science and technology will improve humanity - and as a result, try to get nature to bend to the will of central planning.

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Published on May 19, 2024

Self Esteem

While Self-concept is the belief of who we are(eg. I am introverted), Self-esteem is the value we attach to such a belief(eg. I hate that I am introverted).

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Published on May 05, 2024

Ideal Self

This refers to who we want to be. This can be our long term goals, ambitions, etc. One interesting fact about your Ideal self is that it is dynamic. It is easier to change than most of the other components in Self-Concept.

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Published on May 05, 2024

Self Schema

Individual beliefs that you hold about yourself is called Self-Schema. Collectively, they make up the Self-Concept.

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Published on May 05, 2024

Self Image

Self-Image is how we see ourselves. It can be about your physical self(eg. I am tall) or about your current situation(Eg. I am a victim). These are stable beliefs - it's not very easy to change. It can be

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Published on May 05, 2024

Social identity theory

Social identity is the part of a person's self-concept that is made from their membership in a social group.

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Published on May 05, 2024