Blog. Today is Equal Pay Day, a reminder that women and men are not always compensated at the same rate.
While the widely reported statistic that women, on average, earn 77 cents to every man’s dollar has been is a great indicator that women are put in situations every day that for a variety of reasons mean they earn less, it has been criticized for not measuring individuals of similar characteristics, such as age, occupation, education, or experience. To try to get a better understanding of the gender wage gap among specific age groups, and given that many high school and college seniors are on the brink of graduating and entering the labor force, I thought it would be interesting look at the gender wage gap by age and education, to see how women and men fare as they enter today’s unsteady labor market. To close the gender wage gap, women need to see real wage growth faster than their male counterparts.
Mountains of Books Become Mountains. I thought I’d seen every type of book carving imaginable, until I ran across these jaw dropping creations by Guy Laramee.
His works are so sculptural, so movingly natural in their form, they’ve really touched me. His works are inspired by a fascination with so-called progress in society: a thinking which says the book is dead, libraries are obsolete and technology is the only way of the future. His thoughts: “One might say: so what? Do we really believe that “new technologies” will change anything concerning our existential dilemma, our human condition?
Logic and perception - topical index -The Skeptics Dictionary - Skepdic.com - StumbleUpon. Last updated 20-Nov-2015 Recommended Reading Critical Thinking Mini-Lessons Adams, James L.
Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas 3rd ed. (Perseus Press, 1990). Ariely, Dan. (2008). Dawes, Robyn M. Gardner, Martin. Gardner, Martin. Gilovich, Thomas. Groopman, Jerome.
Lawyers, Guns & Money. Www.galactic-server.com/rampa/rahermit3.html. So back to the hermits cave where he told the unbeliveable story to young Lobsang: ….glumly the young monk set about the task of separating the layers of bark.
The dark outer skin, coarse and rugged helped to feed the flames. The smooth, greenish-white under layer to be torn into shreds and stuffed into the now-boiling water. Gloomily he tossed in the last lump of tea and jumped high as a splash of boiling water scalded his wrist. Grasping a newly peeled stick he prodded and stirred the mess in the can. RWE.org - Complete Works of RWE.
Browse for a bird by name and shape, All About Birds, Cornell Lab ofOrnithology. Things A Man Should Know About Style Sergio Valente put it best when he said. Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer.
Personal Mythology. The Five Stages of Personal Myth-Making The natural five-stage sequence around which the tasks and activities of the personal mythology model are organized can be easily summarized: 1.
A prevailing guiding myth (thesis) becomes outdated or otherwise dysfunctional. 2. The psyche generates alternative myths: one of these gathers critical mass as a “counter-myth” (antithesis), and it begins to challenge the prevailing myth. The Story of Your Enslavement. Tools for creating ideas. Jill Taylor’s TED Talk.
Fowler Stages of Faith. From Joann Wolski Conn (ed.), Women’s Spirituality: Resources for Christian Development.
(Paulist, 1986), pp. 226-232. Stages of Faith James Fowler Stage I Intuitive-Projective faith is the fantasy-filled, imitative phase in which the child can be powerfully and permanently influenced by examples, moods, actions and stories of the visible faith of primally related adults. The stage most typical of the child of three to seven, it is marked by a relative fluidity of thought patterns. The gift or emergent strength of this stage is the birth of imagination, the ability to unify and grasp the experience-world in powerful images and as presented in stories that register the child's intuitive understandings and feelings toward the ultimate conditions of existence. Human Sacriface in Rational Economy. Addictionmania. Start Your Day in 33 Different Ways.
Mornings are underrated. I consider them fundamental for the whole diurnal experience. What you do in the very first moments of your morning will fundamentally and inexorably shape your entire day. Most of the time you spend your mornings by routinely performing some habits, on auto pilot. Hence, your days will routinely unfold towards you, the same way day after day, on auto pilot.
Consciously inserting your intentions in these very first moments will have a huge effect. Here are at least 33 ways in which you can transform your days by only spending 5 minutes every morning. Cognitive Dissonance. Explanations > Theories > Cognitive Dissonance Description | Research | Example | So What?
| See also | References Description This is the feeling of uncomfortable tension which comes from holding two conflicting thoughts in the mind at the same time.