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Science is basically about observing the world and trying to deduce its fundamental laws.

It can get a little more complicated, but that’s the essential method.

So let’s try a science experiment about life. It’s easy, it’s informative, and you can do it in a few seconds.

Hold your hand at eye level and extend your arm as far ...

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Don't live like a victim.

Even in the most fortunate life, some bad things will happen. To you. To me. To everyone.

Sometimes, it's because of what other people do. Sometimes, it's just a matter of luck. And sometimes, it's because of what we ...

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The French philosopher Voltaire warned that "the perfect is the enemy of the good."

Pursuit of "perfect" but impossible goals makes us reject possible goals because they're imperfect. And we often make things even worse than they were in the first place.

That ...

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In today's media landscape, you can throw a rock in any direction and hit something that's partisan and biased.

Whether you believe that "Trump Is Literally Hitler," or you call him "the god-emperor," or you're somewhere in between, there's a site for you.

But even biased partisans occasionally get things right. ...

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Last time, I said you should always have an answer to the question, "What am I doing here?"

But what if you don't have an answer?

The glory and the misery of being human is that we want to know the answer. We need to know the answer.

Lower animals can't even ask the question, so it doesn't bother them.

But ...

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