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Any genre is welcome as long as it entertains us. But this is not limited just to films that we watch in the theatres. With the digital space growing at an exponential rate, Internet has now become our go-to destination for good content. While the digital content from abroad might please some, viewers like us have a special place for content that's truly made in India. Rabindranath Tagore - Essays - আধুনিক সাহিত্য - বিদ্যাপতির রাধিকা Quora. EDUC 101: Axioms – Medium. So!
Let’s begin. I have no plan and no actual idea where this series will go; I’m just going to start with the low-hanging fruit, and see where we end up. For reasons which will become clear by the end of this post, I’m going to phrase almost all of this as if I’m talking about educating kids, though I’ve logged a roughly equivalent amount of time working with adults. Big Idea #1: Kids Are People, Too. The Chinese Room Argument. 1.
Overview Work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has produced computer programs that can beat the world chess champion and defeat the best human players on the television quiz show Jeopardy. AI has also produced programs with which one can converse in natural language, including Apple's Siri. Our experience shows that playing chess or Jeopardy, and carrying on a conversation, are activities that require understanding and intelligence. Does computer prowess at challenging games and conversation then show that computers can understand and be intelligent? Quora. Quora. Quora. Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful. Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful Around 2003 I came across Charlie Munger’s 1995 speech, The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, which introduced me to how behavioral economics can be applied in business and investing.
More profoundly, though, it opened my mind to the power of seeking out and applying mental models across a wide array of disciplines. A mental model is just a concept you can use to help try to explain things (e.g. Hanlon’s Razor — “never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by carelessness.”). Against Self-Criticism: Adam Phillips on How Our Internal Critics Enslave Us, the Stockholm Syndrome of the Superego, and the Power of Multiple Interpretations. I have thought and continued to think a great deal about the relationship between critical thinking and cynicism — what is the tipping point past which critical thinking, that centerpiece of reason so vital to human progress and intellectual life, stops mobilizing our constructive impulses and topples over into the destructiveness of impotent complaint and embittered resignation, begetting cynicism?
In giving a commencement address on the subject, I found myself contemplating anew this fine but firm line between critical thinking and cynical complaint. To cross it is to exile ourselves from the land of active reason and enter a limbo of resigned inaction. 32 Animated Videos by Wireless Philosophy Teach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking. Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies buttressed by seawalls of cognitive biases?
Surely you do. Perhaps such a person would welcome some instruction on the properties of critical thinking and argumentation? Not likely? Reading with intention can change your life — Quartz. A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading.
Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live. For Kathryn Harrison, the Best Writing Advice Is to Stop Thinking. By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.
See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more Kathryn Harrison, author of True Crimes: A Family Album, has some simple advice for her writing students: Please stop thinking. In our conversation for this series, she discussed a favorite Joseph Brodsky poem in which a man has a beautiful, restorative fantasy about a person he once loved—a dream that’s possible only with the lights turned off. For Harrison, the poem is a metaphor for the way writing works; good things, she says, happen in the darkness. True Crimes is an essay collection, and the subtitle is apt: The book portrays a series of blood ties—examinations of the people to whom Harrison has been daughter, mother, wife, protector, victim. How stress affects your body - Sharon Horesh Bergquist.
Let’s take a closer look at how the stress response works.
When your brain senses danger, your amygdala, the part of your brain that helps with emotional processing, sends an alarm signal to your hypothalamus. Acting as command central, your hypothalamus activates your sympathetic nervous system.