‘When people begin to philosophize they seem to think it necessary to make themselves artificially stupid.’ –Bertrand Russell


“Recent studies show that when a person looks similar to ourselves, we automatically believe they are trustworthy. Here we show for the first time that the reverse is also true. When a person is shown to be more trustworthy, it can lead us to perceive that person as looking more similar to ourselves,” said researcher Harry Farmer.

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art { Tim Geoghegan, Influence Deflection Helmet, 2013 }