Tag Archives: Emotions

Eggs and chips

(featured image credit: paul sandham/CC) Why we see two similar health threats very differently My native country is in international the news again, thanks to the unfolding egg scandal that is now expanding well beyond its borders. Traces of Fipronil, … Continue reading

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Did emotions kill economic man?

‘Emotional’ is not the opposite of ‘rational’ It may not strictly be considered the same as ‘irrational’, but the term ‘emotional’ is often regarded as diametrically opposed to ‘rational’. Perhaps dividing people in ‘emotional’ and ‘rational’ types would be all … Continue reading

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