Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever

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Imagine a sunny, beautiful day. Try picturing yourself walking down a nice street, watching people’s faces and feeling the fresh, morning air. Then try imagining another person coming right to you, with an open smile and whispering in a calm, but firm voice: “Hi, I’m going to change your life forever”. What would you do? … Read more Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever

Covid-19 – A Proposal For Pandemic Proximity Civil Duty

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The current Coronavirus crisis will remain in our collective memory not only like the biggest social engineering in recent times, but also like the most interventionist approach towards a crisis in history. By “interventionist” I mean a central intervention, from the top to the bottom. In other words, the state intervening abruptly, altering the life … Read more Covid-19 – A Proposal For Pandemic Proximity Civil Duty

Skills Required In Times Of Pandemic-Induced Mass Surveillance

History has this interesting way of uncovering human race transformations from one type of organization to the next one. When you take the time to study it, it’s like a movie in which each scene blends into the next one in a very predictable way. It also shows us the upsides and the downsides of … Read more Skills Required In Times Of Pandemic-Induced Mass Surveillance

People Seldom Think, They Mostly Label

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We are experiencing a pandemic. An epidemic of global scale, that is. But, mind you, this is not the only pandemic we’re experiencing. I’m sure that 99.99% of the people reading this right now have no idea that we were experiencing an epidemic before Covid-19 too. It’s not conspiracy, it’s not something hidden, it was … Read more People Seldom Think, They Mostly Label

5 Unexpected Positive Effects Of The Coronavirus Panic

The world is rapidly heading towards a general lockdown these days, because of the Corona virus pandemic. Entire countries are shutting down, flights are suspended between continents, people are advised (or forced) to work from home, public activity is reduced to a minimum. It’s like humanity hit the brakes so hard, you can almost hear … Read more 5 Unexpected Positive Effects Of The Coronavirus Panic

The Proximity Bias – And How It Affects Our Perception Of Value

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I’ve been living in Spain for over a year now. Enough time to completely change my social circle. Valencia’s expat life is quite vibrant and, if you really take the time to get involved, you get to meet a lot of interesting digital nomads. One of these recent encounters gave me a lot to think … Read more The Proximity Bias – And How It Affects Our Perception Of Value

The Art Of Not Believing The Lies You’re Telling To Yourself

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As you read this, in the back of your mind there is a constant humming and buzzing. You may not be aware of it, as you’re focusing on the screen, reading this very sentence, but it’s there. You may think about what to eat in the next ten minutes, or where to go tomorrow, or … Read more The Art Of Not Believing The Lies You’re Telling To Yourself