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Consider a trio of moments of entangled spacetime: Jan. 7, 2021, cyberspace and Washington, D.C.: A staggering 4,112 people die of the coronavirus in America, a new record. Elon Musk becomes the richest person in the world and reiterates his plan to leave Earth and start a colony on Mars. Dec. 7, 1972, near-Earth orbit: The crew of Apollo 17, 18,000 miles from home and on their way to the moon, snap a photograph of Earth. The Divided Brain – THE DIVIDED BRAIN documentary based on the book THE MASTER AND HIS EMISSARY by Iain McGilchrist.
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Good News: 12 Sources for Positive and Uplifting News – an updated list! – Leigh-David Logistics. Constant negative news getting you down?
Don’t despair. If you think there must be good news somewhere – you are right. There is uplifting, inspirational, and hopeful news everywhere if you know where to look! We first published this list of good news sources a few years ago and thought that now would be a good time to refresh and update it. A few sources have dropped off the list and new sources have been added. Here is our updated list of good news sources: Not All News Is Bad – A Daily Antidote to Everything Else All News is Bad is one man on a mission. The Good News Network. Oregon Research Institute. Akers, L., Andrews, J.A., Lichtenstein, E., & Severson, H.H., & Gordon, J.S. (2020).
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Biographical Sketch Max Scheler was born on August 22, 1874. He was raised in a well-respected orthodox Jewish family in Munich. Although he was not a particularly strong student, Scheler did show early promise and interest in philosophy, particularly in the works of Friedrich Nietzsche. As a youth, he identified himself as a social democrat and enthusiastic Marxist. From Berlin, Scheler moved to Jena in 1896 to finish his studies under the guidance of Rudolf Eucken.
While holding his position as Privatdozent in Jena, Scheler met Edmund Husserl at a party in 1901 and then, a year later, read Husserl’s Logical Investigations. In 1906, Scheler moved his family to Munich and started his position there as Privatdozent. Due to controversies surrounding the separation from his first wife and reported affairs with students, Scheler lost his teaching privileges.
A major contributing factor to Scheler’s productivity at this time was his introduction to the Göttingen circle of phenomenology. Shaping Our Future: A Strategic Framework - Texas 2036.