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Piaget and our Intellectual Metabolism

When you click a “Like” button, you get to make a statement about yourself and your tastes…but what else is going on? Theories of cognitive development help to explain just how deeply that simple gesture can affect the way we think about the world.

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Websites don’t exist: Facebook, Buddhism and the Nature of Being

“Websites” don’t exist, and they never did. Like it or not, Facebook is just pulling the wool from your eyes — and in the process, they’re exposing deep philosophical issues from Buddhism to 20th-century philosophy of science — and help us predict the future.

Wait…what?!

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