Cults have long been a source of fascination and fear in society. From the Jonestown massacre to the recent arrests of NXIVM leaders, the actions of these groups often leave people scratching their heads and wondering how anyone could fall under the spell of such dangerous and delusional individuals. In order to truly comprehend the […]
Gaslighting is a manipulative technique used by individuals to make others question their own perceptions and memories. While it is commonly associated with personal relationships, gaslighting can also occur in the workplace. This article will examine the signs of gaslighting in a professional setting, its impact on employees, and steps that can be taken to […]
Cult manipulation tactics: why do people join cults?
Algorithms in ancient times When you think of algorithms, you’re probably thinking of Wall Street supercomputers whizzing around making thousands of calculations and transactions in a fraction of a second or social media companies monitoring your every click and comment, targeting you with ads and polarizing content. The concept of an algorithm however, has been […]
A quick Google news search yields some disturbing headlines but still no inflation explained: BBC‘’Cost of living: Japan inflation jumps to new 41-year high’’ Forbes‘’Is Inflation Created By Corporate Greed?’’ Bloomberg‘’China’s Reopening Comes With a $720 Billion Inflation Bomb’’ But what’s the deal with these price increases? In this article we’ll explain the negative and […]
With World Bee Day coming up, let’s take a closer look at one of the most fascinating bee species on the planet: The killer bee. Origins of Africanized honey bees While their cousins are know to help police catch serial killers, Africanized bees prefer to do the killing themselves. In the 1950s, Brazilian researchers attempted […]
The rise of Facebook (est. 2004) and Twitter (est. 2006), coupled with the coinciding increase in polarization, has been a hot topic in recent years. The basis of the discussion always seems to come down to striking a balance between profit and polarization. Solutions on how to fix polarization have been proposed by many: activists, […]
In recent years, Japanese serial killers have captured the attention of people around the world. While Japan is known for its low crime rate, a number of high-profile serial killers have emerged from the country in recent decades. These individuals have left a lasting impact on Japanese society and have also contributed to the field […]