Entries by Masi Noor

Must Suffering Beget Suffering?

  Must suffering beget suffering? Masi Noor Liverpool John Moores University a.m.noor@ljmu.ac.uk Social psychology’s short answer is: No! Human behaviour is driven by goals. Our goals reflect our desires. As such, they represent our social and moral character to the outside world. Conflicts arise when our goals clash against someone else’s goals. The massacres in […]

Mandela: more earthly than heavenly

Photo: World Economic Forum Wednesday, 11 December 2013 Mandela: more earthly than heavenly   Masi Noor   Death unites people. Mandela’s departure has certainly done so. In the wake of the storm of the public messages, obituaries, tweets and blogs I wonder though, if something profound may be missing and potentially trivialising of Mandela’s character […]