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The Local Focus: Free Detroit Series - Threat Management. Online Etymology Dictionary. Hackschooling makes me happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDxUniversityofNevada. The Slave Ship: A Human History. As early as 1740, the British merchant Malachy Postlethwayt, arguing for parliamentary subsidies for slave trade as essential to English prosperity, described the trade's "triangular nature. " British ships carried manufactured goods to West Africa, where they were exchanged with local rulers for slaves.

Hundreds of these slaves were packed into the ships and carried to the West Indies -- the so-called "middle passage" -- where they were sold and the proceeds used to buy sugar and rum, which the ships then transported back to England. Marcus Rediker uses his experience as a maritime historian and his mastery of the contemporary documents to re-create all three legs of the triangle, often in the very words of the participants -- captains, seamen and slaves. Dr. Marcus Rediker graduated with a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1976. He went to the University of Pennsylvania for graduate study, earning an M.A. and Ph.D. in history. Critical-thinking-empathy-4.jpg (1241×877) ClearSay.net - Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving.

The Continuum Concept - Defined. According to Jean Liedloff, the continuum concept is the idea that in order to achieve optimal physical, mental and emotional development, human beings — especially babies — require the kind of experience to which our species adapted during the long process of our evolution. For an infant, these include such experiences as... Evolution has not prepared the human infant for this kind of experience. He cannot comprehend why his desperate cries for the fulfillment of his innate expectations go unanswered, and he develops a sense of wrongness and shame about himself and his desires. If, however, his continuum expectations are fulfilled — precisely at first, with more variation possible as he matures — he will exhibit a natural state of self-assuredness, well-being and joy. Gtd.png (1000×1341) 250a: Live Sestercentepisodic Gala, Part 1 – GTD Challenges and Solutions. Podcast: Play in new window | Download A fake celebration of a show that is not even our 250th.

Recorded live. Voices include long-time supporters and friends, Osborne and Brian. Osborne discusses his initial challenges with GTD implementation. Tony Myers calls in to discuss GTD principles, as well as integrating Evernote and Outlook. Discussed Today: -The Secret Weapon -The importance of a capture device -email overload eating mental RAM?

The GTD Flowchart: Look Closer: David Allen, Getting Things Done – The Trivium method – tragedyandhope.com – Evernote – Pictured: Not this water. This is the fourth installment in a series of shows inspired by my experience with and successes after reading the book, Getting Things Done by David Allen. Fuck, the word. Jacob Zolt - Google+ - Feudalism and Neo-Feudalism Jacob Zolt - Google+ - "Net Worth" The Seven-Lesson Schoolteacher - By John Taylor Gatto, New York State Teacher of the Year, 1991. Call me Mr. Gatto, please. Twenty-six years ago, having nothing better to do at the time, I tried my hand at schoolteaching. The license I hold certifies that I am an instructor of English language and English literature, but that isn't what I do at all.

I don't teach English, I teach school -- and I win awards doing it. Teaching means different things in different places, but seven lessons are universally taught from Harlem to Hollywood Hills. They constitute a national curriculum you pay for in more ways than you can imagine, so you might as well know what it is. A lady named Kathy wrote this to me from Dubois, Indiana the other day: "What big ideas are important to little kids? Kathy has it wrong. Even in the best schools a close examination of curriculum and its sequences turns up a lack of coherence, full of internal contradictions. Meaning, not disconnected facts, is what sane human beings seek, and education is a set of codes for processing raw facts into meaning.

The Electric Universe | A sound cosmology for the 21st century. Jehovah's Witnesses. The group emerged from the Bible Student movement—founded in the late 1870s by Charles Taze Russell with the formation of Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society—with significant organizational and doctrinal changes under the leadership of Joseph Franklin Rutherford.[16][17] The name Jehovah's witnesses, based on Isaiah 43:10–12,[18] was adopted in 1931 to distinguish themselves from other Bible Student groups and symbolize a break with the legacy of Russell's traditions. The religion's position regarding conscientious objection to military service and refusal to salute national flags has brought it into conflict with some governments. Consequently, some Jehovah's Witnesses have been persecuted and their activities are banned or restricted in some countries. Persistent legal challenges by Jehovah's Witnesses have influenced legislation related to civil rights in several countries.[24] History[edit] Background (1870–1916)[edit] Reorganization (1917–1942)[edit] Nathan H.

Organization[edit] 247: The Trivium Method Applied – Voluntary Communication (Part 1 of 4, Purpose and Definitions) Podcast: Play in new window | Download Part One: Purposes and DefinitionsWhat are the results of knowing and using the skills of the Trivium Method of critical thinking in conjunction with the skills of using Voluntary Communication, also known as Non-Violent Communication (or NVC)? This show begins a series about Merging the Trivium Method with Voluntary Communication, and developing strategies for better interpersonal connections. Darrell Becker will be co-hosting all episodes in this series. Darrell’s Purposes For This Pursuit 1. The first purpose was so that an individual may possess an explicit (meaning explainable to one’s self and others in a simple and straightforward way) method to find and gently remove one’s own sources of “cognitive dissonance”, which were labeled with the metaphor of “splinters in the mind”. 2. 3. 4. The rest of today’s show covers the Grammar of this Pursuit.

Bumper Music:Threw It On the Ground – The Lonely Island – Voluntary Visions | Trivium method of critical thinking, Voluntary Communication, Non-Agression Principle, and more… 251 (Supplemental): Conspiracy Theorists Vs. Skeptics – Brett On ALP Live. Podcast: Play in new window | Download OPTIONAL show! This is my recent appearance on the ALP Live Show. Hosts Ali and Ellen invited me to discuss the topics of conspiracy theories, skepticism, and historical research. -I point out Penn and Teller’s bullshit on their show, Bullshit -the utility of conspiracy theories -Libertarian dismissal of conspiracy -Let’s change the language: forensics (both groups) now we may be avoid to avoid confirmation bias-Forensic science (often known as forensics) is the scientific method of gathering and examining information.

-confirmation bias – you don’t decide what makes the most convenient story and then go to look for evidence to back it up, like the 9/11 Commission did! About ALP: Join Ali & Ellen in a journey in self-education and personal intellectual empowerment. Bumper Music: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee Look Closer: Inductive Fallacies – 10. 27. Secrets in Plain Sight 1-23 (Full video) God's God. Donald Rumsfeld Unknown Unknowns ! BigDog Overview (Updated March 2010)