1. If a brain transplant were really feasible, would the person receiving the transplant in
fact be the same person that they were before? Would they share the same memories,
personality, thought, and values as they did before the surgery?
This question h
We live in a remarkable age of human history. When digital computers became
accessible to the public, humans launched a revolution: the digital revolution. In a few
decades, digital computers digital computers progressed from consuming the space of an
1. Do violent protestors such as Malcolm X demonstrate the same moral development as
peaceful protestors such as Gandhi?
Kohlberg devised an outline of the six stages of moral development that he
believed humans were capable of reaching. The first stage d
1. Why is it that in an age where social media dominates our lives we still feel as if we
are alone? Why do we struggle with loneliness in the social age?
Humans long to be wanted. We desire nothing more than the security of a loving
family that we can tr
1. What makes a person a person?
After attempting to answer my question about brain transplant, I found myself
asking more questions than I had in the first place. One question that stuck out in my
mind was: what makes a person a person? Is it really poss
1. Does any human being really strive to be authentic, or would we all rather just fit in?
What is an authentic human being? Maslow describes this person as someone who
transcends his or her culture. I believe most humans would choose to fit in over being
Perhaps the most troubling issue revolving around virtual reality is the problem of
desensitizing the human mind. Virtual realms would stimulate the pleasure centers of the
human brain. The possible environments that may perhaps be programmed into a virtu
Through virtual reality we could potentially cure psychological disorders.
Humans who struggle with depression, anxiety, compulsive tendencies, and eating
disorders could benefit from therapy in the virtual world. We already know that television
Comparative Analysis: Fargo and the Shining
A Psychological Analysis of the Cycle of Isolation
Isolation is merely the feeling of perpetual loneliness. In several movies,
there are a myriad of characters that are portrayed as being isolated. The movies
Video games are frowned upon by parents as time-wasters, and worse, some
education experts think that these games corrupt the brain. Playing violent
video games are easily blamed by the media and some experts as the reason
why some young people become vio