Mind Bites

The Enlightenment rescued humanity from a tradition of dogma and mysticism that precluded much needed intellectual and moral progress. To its credit, the Enlightenment revealed and celebrated our rational essence, and it showed us the promise of an intellectual potential we have been successfully pursuing for the past few centuries... despite ourselves.

The following slideshow reveals some beautiful photography, accompanied by small quotes and excerpts coming out of research that shows just how irrational our minds can be, how suggestible we are, and how quirky our experience of the world can become when one small module of our brain starts to malfunction.

Make sure to view it in full-screen mode.



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