Expectations, Conflict, and Fruit Smoothies

We see the world not the way it is, but the way we are.—Anonymous How much do our expectations influence our conflicts? Recent studies about appetite and perception at the University of Bristol in Britain offer some thought provoking answers. In two different studies,...

Empathy, Conflict Resolution, and the 4th Dimension

I love reading science fiction, because at its best it offers an imaginative window into our conflicts and possible solutions. In  Factoring Humanity, renowned SF author Robert J. Sawyer explores the power of empathy to transform human relationships. In the book, SETI...