Behavior and Belief

Hey,Mind Field!Vanessa here. Just kidding. My name is actually Michael. That part when I said that I was Vanessa… that was a lie. So you’re welcome. Humans love lies. More precisely, we love things that aren’t entirely true– because wehaveto. It’s often all we have. Completely proving something can be Continue Reading

One Good Cult

I’d never heard the word cult used positively until today. Perhaps I’m a particularly cynical person, but to me, the idea of a small, closed society is just a breeding ground for bad behaviour. There are few things that set off more alarm bells in me than a splinter society Continue Reading

How to Destroy People: Japan’s Untouchables

I want to talk about a minority group. And I know what you’re already thinking, thank God finally an upper middle class white guy who’s going to talk about minorities on the internet. But I hope you’ll find this video interesting, or perhaps even useful. Because the group that we’re Continue Reading

The Pacifist Democracy That’s Survived for Nearly Two Thousand Years

In 1797, the world’s most powerful empire reached out to one of the last remaining city states, and made them an offer they couldn’t refuse: Growth. They offered them all of the lands that surrounded them. They offered them a connection to the sea. They offered them farmland so productive Continue Reading

Are we near the END of democracy?

Democracy is the form of government applied in most nations of the world, whether directly or indirectly. However, not all countries have the privilege of choosing their representatives if we can consider this a privilege. More than a third of the world’s population do not live under a democracy, that Continue Reading

9 Crazy Religions You Have Probably Never Heard Of

9 Crazy Religions You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Today we’re going to learn about 9 crazy religions you’ve probably never heard of. I get that religion is a pretty fucked up topic, but come on, how weird can they possibly be? Trust me, some of this stuff is really “out Continue Reading

Trailer – The Create Unknown [OUT NOW!]

Imagine, if you will, the most popular people on the internet gathering to explain how and why they came to hold every child’s dream job. Like a doctor who gave up a career in medicine to make memes. Or a government rocket scientist blowing up bonfires and recording tattoo guns Continue Reading

Death Of A Nation: The Khmer Rouge’s Cambodia

We didn’t come to Cambodia to talk about the genocide. We came here to talk about the country, the past and present alike. But to truly explain the backdrop of modern Cambodia, it’s just something we can’t ignore. Let’s look at the Khmer Rouge. But before we get into today’s Continue Reading

The Other North Korea

Most people lie to themselves. They lie to survive, to keep their social standing. They lie to feel comfortable when they’re afraid. But eventually, lies will come back to destroy you. Because some lies are so big, that they can’t be walked back from. You can tell yourself the world Continue Reading

The 750,000 Bunkers of Albania

We all have bad ideas. I certainly have them all the time, as I believe this series is a testament to. And I bet that you do too. I certainly hope you think you do. Because ironically, feeling that you have bad ideas is usually a pretty clear sign of Continue Reading