The fundamental premise about the nature of realty that philosophers call realism permeates almost all human belief systems, including religion, science & spirituality.
From inequality to environmental catastrophe, and almost every other major problem humans cause and suffer from, this one invention is the answer.
Looking for external causes to the effects we experience internally requires making an assumption about existence that is also the basis of every religion.
In recent years the concept of cognitive dissonance has been weaponized by those who choose to socially interact with bad faith and a sense of self-righteous superiority.
Although Slack is definitively undefinable, can we come any closer to understanding it using science?
Despite never having been actually observed, measured or tested empirically, hypothetical 'dark matter' is a regular feature of scientific reporting.
Psychedelic research is on the rise, but unfortunately it is largely dominated by scientists working from an entirely unverified assumption.