Essays on how to think better.
Between Jerusalem and Athens is a 7-part essay series on worldviews. It’s a response to seeing a siloed world; a quest for integration.
Theoretical analyses can simplify too much and forget the messy reality they come from. Read more about the downfalls of either-or thinking.
As an Eastern living in the West, I see myself as a child of East and West. This is part 2 of my story through the lens of these world cultures.
As an Eastern living in the West, I see myself as a child of East and West. This is my story through the lens of these world cultures.
This is part 2 on how Asian and Western minds differ, summarizing the key findings from Richard Nisbett’s social psychology studies.
In an interesting series of social psychology studies, Richard Nisbett outlines why and how asian and western minds differ. This is part 1.
Hindsight bias: the belief that past events were more predictable than they were before they happened. See how hindsight’s not always 20/20.
Tips on how to be an excellent student, who is not just smart, but wise, knowing how to contextualize knowledge and use it in life.
Study to be smarter, Reflect to be wiser. Read to learn about the role of reflection in gaining wisdom. Tips included.
The art of thinking two thoughts at once. In the wonders of living, experiences that seemingly contradict each other can co-exist.
Not only excellence makes good business sense, it also enhances people’s experiences and fulfills our lives.
What takes places before learning? There must be an initial inequality between the learner and the teacher. Here we explore the role of awe in life and learning.