Standing for something

It means you have to say no to a lot of things. It limits your options and focuses your choices. Standing for something makes you visible and vulnerable. You will be challenged on what you believe. You will be criticized. How must does it cost to stand for something? A lot. Standing firmly for something […]

The power of shared beliefs

Have you ever asked yourself why armies are vastly cooperative groups? Why are religious groups so coherent? Why are gangs so well organized? The answer lies in the beliefs and ideologies that people share. Ideological beliefs (i.e., culture) are what reduce conflicts of interests among the same group of individuals. The more you share the […]