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The Purpose of Higher Thinking. September 21, 2008 by bergd09 Hamlet: Sure He that made us with such large discourse, / Looking before and after, gave us not / That capability and godlike reason / To fust in us unused.
(Act 4:4, lines 38-41) William Shakespeare poses some of the most thought provoking questions on the meaning of life throughout Hamlet. As a young man, Hamlet faces many of the same questions youths still face today. Though very few teenagers today are royalty or are attempting to avenge their fathers’ murders, still it is relatively easy to relate to the questions Hamlet ponders. Similar to Hamlet, I often wonder why humans were given the ability of complex thinking. Characteristics of a Shakespearean Tragic Hero (From Aristotle) He must be a person of some stature or high position such as a king, general, or a nobleman.He must be a good person.
He must matter to us and we must see him as a worthwhile person. Because of his position, his actions usually have far reaching effects.He must possess a character trait or quality which under normal circumstances would be a virtue, but under the special circumstances of the play proves to be a fatal flaw (hamartia- the tragic flaw that leads to his downfall).He usually makes further errors in judgment following his misdeed.Often he has a distorted perception of, or is blind to, reality.He suffers both outwardly (isolation, alienation, attacks) and inwardly (tortured conscience).He must elicit both pity and fear from the audience (catharsis).Usually, he recognizes his mistakes in the end.He must die Citation St. A Species Out Of Control. Youtube. Consensus reality. Consensus reality is that which is generally agreed to be reality, based on a consensus view.
The appeal to consensus arises from the fact that humans do not fully understand or agree upon the nature of knowledge or ontology, often making it uncertain what is real, given the vast inconsistencies between individual subjectivities. We can, however, seek to obtain some form of consensus, with others, of what is real. We can use this consensus as a pragmatic guide, either on the assumption that it seems to approximate some kind of valid reality, or simply because it is more "practical" than perceived alternatives. Consensus reality therefore refers to the agreed-upon concepts of reality which people in the world, or a culture or group, believe are real (or treat as real), usually based upon their common experiences as they believe them to be; anyone who does not agree with these is sometimes stated to be "in effect... living in a different world.
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In principle, to be cool means to remain calm even under stress. But this doesn’t explain why there is now a global culture of cool. What is cool, and why is it so cool to be cool? The aesthetics of cool developed mainly as a behavioral attitude practiced by black men in the United States at the time of slavery. Modern Cool Today the aesthetics of cool represents the most important phenomenon in youth culture.
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Location is important even within an urban scope. The nature of the neighborhood in which a person resides affects the set of lifestyles available to that person due to differences between various neighborhoods' degrees of affluence and proximity to natural and cultural environments. For example, in areas within a close proximity to the sea, a surf culture or lifestyle is often present. A lifestyle typically reflects an individual's attitudes, way of life, values, or world view. Lifestyle may include views on politics, religion, health, intimacy, and more. More interestingly, a healthy or unhealthy lifestyle will most likely be transmitted across generations. 3 Principles For Robust Gains. The Wim Hof Method *Revealed* - How to Consciously Control Your Immune System. We previously published an article about Wim Hof, holder of 20 Guinness World Records for withstanding extreme temperatures.
He has climbed Everest and Kilimanjaro in only shorts and shoes, stayed comfortably in ice baths for hours, and run a full marathon in the highest desert (50 degrees celsius, 122 Fahrenheit) with no water & food. Wim is able to accomplish these feats with ease through the use of ‘The Wim Hof Method‘ — a breathing technique that allows you to control the autonomous systems of the body. However the most earthshaking effect of the Wim Hof Method is the ability to consciously control the immune system to fight off diseases.
Our immune system plays a significant role in almost all devastating diseases plaguing the modern world, and finding a way to improve it can help us discover new avenues for medicine. Wim is currently working with a group of university researchers to prove that anyone can do the extraordinary things he does. Copenhagen interpretation. The Copenhagen interpretation is an expression of the meaning of quantum mechanics that was largely devised in the years 1925 to 1927 by Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg.
It remains one of the most commonly taught interpretations of quantum mechanics. According to the Copenhagen interpretation, physical systems generally do not have definite properties prior to being measured, and quantum mechanics can only predict the probabilities that measurements will produce certain results.
The Right Kind of Visualization. Is what you see, really what you get?
There are some wild claims out there for the power of visualisation. Things like: if you can imagine it, then it will come to you. Of course there’s always been a huge market for telling people things they want to hear, even if it’s complete rubbish. Still, visualisation can certainly be important in reaching goals. Much research has been conducted in athletics which shows the power of visualisation. There is now hardly a sport left that doesn’t have psychologists telling players to visualise their performance.
Awen. Awen is a Welsh and Cornish word for "(poetic) inspiration".
The best films of the '00s · Best of. The scene was not unlike 12 Angry Men (or, in this case, 3 Shlubby Men, 1 Exasperated Woman, And A Dude On Speaker Phone From Arkansas): Armed with lists of their favorite movies of the decade, the five core A.V. Club film writers spent days sequestered in a stuffy, un-air-conditioned room—okay, it was actually just a few hours, and we were comfortable—in an effort to forge consensus on the Top 50 films of the ’00s.
The result: A ranked list that is in no way arbitrary and will serve as the canonical standard for decades to come. You’re welcome. 50. 23 Types of Meditation - Find The Best Techniques For You. Ok, so you know that meditation has dozens of benefits, and everybody is doing it. You look for information online or on a bookstore, and see that there are a LOT of different ways of doing meditation, dozens of meditation techniques, and some conflicting information. You wonder which way is best for you.
This article will help you navigate the sea of different practices of seated meditation, briefly explaining each of them, and pointing to further resources. There are literally hundreds – if not thousands – of types of meditation, so here I will explore only the most popular ones. You can also check my walking meditation guide, for more dynamic meditation techniques. At the bottom of this page you will find a button to download a FREE PDF copy of this post, for easy reference. Aristotle, Nietzsche, the Slave Mindset, and the Rise of the Cuckservative.
Why is 3:59.4 Such a Significant Number? - The Bulletproof Musician. Have you ever wondered what you are capable of? What the upper limit of your potential actually is? Imagination Creates Reality. You’ve noticed my writing is loaded with imagine. I used imagine 34 times in Gorilla Mindset. What is the power of imagination? Donald Trump lives Gorilla Mindset.
Donald Trump imagined himself as President. Signs of progress in meditation. If you’re here because you’re having odd experiences in meditation, like swirling lights or your body feeling odd, I’d suggest the post I wrote on “Odd experiences in meditation.” When you’re new to meditation you often need some reassurance that you’re on the right path. Often it’s hard to tell whether you are making progress or not. I emphasized earlier that one of the things that will help you to stick with your meditation practice is the ability to notice and appreciate small changes. How To Understand A Picasso. Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person. The Philosophy of Rick and Morty - 8-Bit Philosophy. How to sing Bel Canto 2/2. The Mystical and Mind-Expanding Art of Nicholas Roerich. How to Become a More Confident Performer - The Bulletproof Musician.
The Grandmaster in the Corner Office: What the Study of Chess Experts Teaches Us about Building a Remarkable Life. January 6th, 2010 · 213 comments Becoming a Grandmaster How do great chess players become great? Rhythmicity: The Importance of Practicing Tricky Passages in Rhythm - The Bulletproof Musician. Joe Rogan & Brendan Schaub Discuss Conor McGregor, GSP, Nate Diaz & UFC 200. 8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity and Stifle Your Success. Creativity Is Much More Than 10,000 Hours of Deliberate Practice. In his new book "Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise", psychologist Anders Ericsson and journalist Robert Pool distill an impressive body of research on "mastering almost any skill.
" Indeed, deliberate practice can help you master new skills. Deliberate practice involves a series of techniques designed to learn efficiently and purposefully. This involves goal setting, breaking down complex tasks into chunks, developing highly complex and sophisticated representations of possible scenarios, getting out of your comfort zone, and receiving constant feedback. Unabomber Special Report. Unabomber Special Report. Nihilism and Creativity in the Philosophy of Nietzsche. ISSN 1393-614X Minerva - An Internet Journal of Philosophy Vol. 11 2007 ________________________________________________ Abstract.
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