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Duality is the basic building block of how we humans perceive the world. As you live your day to day life, your mind is constantly running classification algorithms categorizing things into good or evil, black or white, edible or inedible, friendly or threatening… It’s been doing that for 300,000 years. It’s good at it. Even though duality is a flawed way to characterize reality and basically a cognitive energy-saving shortcut because human brains have limited…

Is Santa Claus real?  Before you rush to a yes or no, stop for a sec. This question actually has no simple binary answers, because it’s a very ambiguous question.  Santa Claus may not exist in the same way that your friends and families exist. But he surely exists in our collective consciousness. In that sense he’s both real and unreal, depending on how you look at reality, which is itself an ill-defined term. Now,…