Ch1 L34: Beliefs – part VIII (sacrifices II)

To resume the discussion about human sacrifice, we saw that it’s a rational decision by nature [1]. Thinking tells us to sacrifice short-term gains for long-term benefits [2]. So, our primitive ancestors killed one because they believed [3] that it would save many. We embarked on the journey to know how we’ve evolved to fight Death [4]. Then Homosapiens created […]

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CH1 L24: On intelligence: game and imitation – part III

In the 22nd post, we saw how a kid went through the phases of assimilation, disequilibrium then accommodation to create the concept of the donkey [1]. Piaget [2] stated that the balanced growth of assimilation and accommodation results in functioning intelligence. If assimilation outgrows accommodation, kids will tend to play games; otherwise, they will rather imitate. Through this post, we’re […]

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