Eliminating scarcity won't stop us from being jerks

One thing nearly all utopian societies have in common is the elimination of scarcity. For them, limited resources are usually an antiquated concept, because everyone has enough. Unfortunately, one study shows that people in utopia might very well be the same grasping, avaricious jerks we know them to be right now. » 2/10/14 8:00am 2/10/14 8:00am

Why you think you're better than everyone else

People, as we know, have mixed abilities. One person might be more skilled than average when it comes physical ability, but lack judgment. Others excel when it comes to the ability to buckle down and work hard, but aren't the most inspired. But not you. You're very good at everything... at least that's what we all… » 12/09/13 8:00am 12/09/13 8:00am