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Why couldn’t the Civil War have been worked out? Some smart people take the question seriously. The Love Books of Ovid: The Art of Love: Book I. Dwindling In Unbelief: Every Jot and Tittle: The 1304 commandments in the Bible. Undefined. Abstract Theories of choice from economics and philosophy suggest information requirements for good choices.


In view of these requirements, we can see why current menus lead toward regrettable and isolating choices. We propose principles for redesigning menu systems, and consider the possibility of a public database about choices and outcomes. Reinvent Yourself: The Playboy Interview with Ray Kurzweil. Many think author, inventor and data scientist Ray Kurzweil is a prophet for our digital age.

Reinvent Yourself: The Playboy Interview with Ray Kurzweil

A few say he’s completely nuts. Buddhist Principles. Buddha laid down the eightfold path for his followers and enunciated that by following this path, they could put an end to their suffering.

Buddhist Principles

This eightfold path, as laid down by Buddha, helps an individual attain the state of Nirvana by freeing him from attachments and delusions and thereby helping him understand the innate truth of all things. This path, therefore, helps a person with his ethical and mental growth and development. Buddha laid great emphasis on implementing the teachings since a higher level or existence can be attained only by putting translating thoughts into actions. The eightfold path suggested by Buddha involves adherence to: 1. By right view, Buddha means seeing things in the right perspective. Autocracy: Rules for Survival. “Thank you, my friends.

Autocracy: Rules for Survival

How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization. I want to discuss a popular TV show my wife and I have been binge-watching on Netflix.

How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization

It’s the story of a family man, a man of science, a genius who fell in with the wrong crowd. Buddhist Principles. The mindful way through depression: Zindel Segal at TEDxUTSC. Tom Vanderbilt Explains Why We Could Predict Self-Driving Cars, But Not Women in the Workplace. In early 1999, during the halftime of a University of Washington basketball game, a time capsule from 1927 was opened.

Tom Vanderbilt Explains Why We Could Predict Self-Driving Cars, But Not Women in the Workplace

Among the contents of this portal to the past were some yellowing newspapers, a Mercury dime, a student handbook, and a building permit. The crowd promptly erupted into boos. One student declared the items “dumb.” I read lots of books and articles, but I seem to forget most of what I have learned in them. How can I remember what I learned? - Quora. The Gray Rock Method of Dealing With Psychopaths — Written by: skylar When dealing with malignant narcissists, psychopaths, sociopaths, borderlines, drama queens, stalkers and other emotional vampires, it’s commonly advised that no response is the best response to unwanted attention.

The Gray Rock Method of Dealing With Psychopaths —

This is often true and No Contact (the avoidance of all communication) should be used whenever possible. The Quantum Eraser. Richard Feynmann noted more than once that complementarity is the central mystery that lies at the heart of quantum theory.

The Quantum Eraser

Complementarity rules the world of the very small… the quantum world, and surmises that particles and waves are indistinguishable from one other. That they are one and the same. That it is nonsensical to think of something, or even try to visualize that something as an individual “particle” or a “wave.” That the particle/wave/whatever-you-want-to-call-it is in this sort of superposition, where it is neither particle nor wave.

It is only the act of trying to measure what it is that disengages the cloaking device and the particle or wave nature is revealed. 17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire. Success is magnetic.

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can obtain it. One thing is for sure: money is an echo of value. Those who bring great products, services, businesses, and ideas into the world are rewarded (at least somewhere along the way) with financial gain.

Some of these people even become billionaires. Now, it’s not to say money is everything (it’s not), but having financial freedom certainly makes life more flexible and filled with opportunity. 23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable. You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them.

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things you can do to send subconscious signals using body language that make people like you better, or at least give you the benefit of the doubt. Whenever I discuss techniques like these there are always one or two people who feel uncomfortable with ‘influencing’ someone with psychological tricks. Manipulation is not negative Influencing is changing someone’s behavior or mindManipulation is intentionally influencing.

A Message to the People-Pleasers: You are not Helping Anyone. What would you say takes up the vast majority of our time—mental space and energy? Work? Parenting? Bill-paying? How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus. Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense.

Last December, Jeannie Suk wrote in an online article for The New Yorker about law students asking her fellow professors at Harvard not to teach rape law—or, in one case, even use the word violate (as in “that violates the law”) lest it cause students distress. In February, Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, wrote an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education describing a new campus politics of sexual paranoia—and was then subjected to a long investigation after students who were offended by the article and by a tweet she’d sent filed Title IX complaints against her.

In June, a professor protecting himself with a pseudonym wrote an essay for Vox describing how gingerly he now has to teach. How Did We Get Here? The Thinking Cure. Eclectic excerpts delivered to your email every day from editor Richard Vague. Today's encore selection -- from "Busting Big Myths in Popular Psychology" by Scott O.

Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry L. Finally Home — Would you complain because a beautiful sunset... How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness. Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed about some other thing and the list never stops. And it makes it impossible to be happy. What would be nice is to have a perspective that helps your brain deal with all of these negative emotions. And there may be one — and you’ve probably heard the name a lot lately: Mindfulness. And research shows it works. Three big names in the field have collaborated to produce an app that can teach you how to be more mindful.

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