Learned helplessness

I’m reading a book called “The Choice: Embrace the Possible” by Edith Eva Eger, a concentration camp survivor. In the book, she writes about learned helplessness: In the 1960s, Martin Seligman, a psychologist, conducted a series of experiments on dogs. It would be deemed cruelty to animals today, but these laws weren’t around then.  HeContinue reading “Learned helplessness”

Don’t believe everything that is said about you

All media is scripted. That’s the first lesson in Media Literacy 101. In media, the constraining factor is the audience’s attention span. This appears in various forms. In print media, article length is the key deciding factor. On video, it’s time. That’s why video makers such as Nas Daily constrains himself to making short videos.Continue reading “Don’t believe everything that is said about you”