The Retexo Blog

Untangling Personality Tests

The patterns of preferences, drives, and styles we call personality are the result of complex interactions of genetics and our environment that are unlikely to fit perfectly into any theoretical model.

The Clearing

In our encounters both with our own species and the diverse others with whom we share this special planet, certain things matter: our intentions, our environment, and our instincts.

Bats and the Impossibility of Empathy

Empathy is not imagining how you would feel if you were a bat. Empathy is understanding what it is like for the bat to be a bat. More accurately, it is doing your best to understand, and at the same time knowing that ultimately you cannot.

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