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  • Momoko shared from Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by Christian Rudder
    Robert Sapolsky notes in the Wall Street Journal, two Duke neuropsychologists are working on why: “The medial orbitofrontal cortex of the brain is involved in rating both the beauty of a face and the goodness of a behavior, and the level of activity in that region during one of those tasks predicts the level during the other. In other words, the brain … assumes that cheekbones tell you something about minds and hearts.”
    Note: 所谓相由心生
  • Momoko shared from Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by Christian Rudder
    Mankind is tribes within tribes. Or, putting it more beautifully, like the Korean proverb: “Over the mountains, mountains.” That’s the ruggedness of their peninsula and the endless difficulty of our fractured human terrain.
  • Momoko shared from Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by Christian Rudder
    seeing each person as an individual in the first place, and not as a category, is a huge step in the right direction.
  • Momoko shared from Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by Christian Rudder
    There are very few African American men who haven’t had the experience of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of cars. That happens to me.… There are very few African Americans who haven’t had the experience of getting on an elevator and a woman clutching her purse nervously and holding her breath until she had the chance to get off. That happens often. —Barack Obama, July 19, 2013
  • Momoko shared from Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by Christian Rudder
    If I may channel my inner anti-Jagger: Online, you can always get what you want. But what you need, that’s a much harder thing to find.
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