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Dear White People…. Tucker Carlson wants to tell you… Fox News celebrity Tucker Carlson swears that he would never judge anyone by the colour of their skin.

Dear White People…. Tucker Carlson wants to tell you…

Not really. Fait désormais partie de Verizon Media. Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media.

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We learned how to live a good life over 2000 years ago

For hundreds of years, this man was denounced as selfish, immoral and godless and his followers were condemned as gluttonous, sex-mad hedonists. 500 years after this villain’s death an esteemed writer was delighted to declare that his evil ideas were now so dead that “not a single spark can be lit from them.” But apparently a few embers remained, because another 700 years later he was said to deserve to be in hell locked in a coffin that was set on fire.

Six Powerful Quotes That Slapped Me Square in the Face. What Are The Main Differences Between Epicureanism And Stoicism? This post originally appeared on Quora: What are the main differences between epicureanism and stoicism?

What Are The Main Differences Between Epicureanism And Stoicism?

The garden and the veranda. The Epicureans. Progressively Speaking. In Today’s Polarizing Culture, Is it Possible to Really Listen & Converse with Others? My stomach is in knots.

In Today’s Polarizing Culture, Is it Possible to Really Listen & Converse with Others?

My boss told me at the 9am staff meeting that he wanted to meet with me at 2pm. I know it’s not going to be good. My friend crossed a line with me last night after we fell asleep high on his bed. How to be a good white ally during the George Floyd protests and always. There are good ways — and there are less good ways — to be a white ally right now.

How to be a good white ally during the George Floyd protests and always

Do take cues from black leaders and create space for their voices to be heard. Don’t think a performative emotional post on Instagram about your knowledge of racism does the trick. Do not center your feelings during this time of social unrest — an uprising that’s about racist violence against black Americans. “Antiracism is about doing and not just knowing,” said Leslie Mac, an activist and a community organizer. In light of the widespread protests against police brutality in recent days, there has been much conversation about what it means for white Americans to enact antiracism in their everyday lives — not just when there is unrest across the country. In turn, allyship and antiracism have become popular terms among white Americans wanting to help out.

The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months. For centuries western culture has been permeated by the idea that humans are selfish creatures.

The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months

That cynical image of humanity has been proclaimed in films and novels, history books and scientific research. But in the last 20 years, something extraordinary has happened. Scientists from all over the world have switched to a more hopeful view of mankind. Warren Buffett's son 'doesn't regret' spending $90,000 of Berkshire stock he got at 19. LiberalQuakers.org. How to step out of the shop-spend-consume cycle. Eugenia Mello.

How to step out of the shop-spend-consume cycle

This isn't Christianity. “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others.

This isn't Christianity

- The Washington Post. Gaslighting in relationships: How to spot it and shut it down. Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do? Source: Dmytro Zinkevych/Shutterstock Since publishing my post 11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting, which, in part, led to the publication of my book, Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People—and Break Free, I’ve received emails asking whether people who gaslight actually know that they are doing it.

Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do?

To review: Gaslighting is a pattern of manipulation tactics used by abusers, narcissists, dictators, and cult leaders to gain control over a person or people. The goal is to make the victim or victims question their own reality and depend on the gaslighter. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Fixes a Critical Error in Revenge of the Sith. The Skywalker Saga is nine whole films long, and spans three generations. A Wise Winnie The Pooh Quote For Every Type Of Person. Your Glorified Ignorance Wasn't Cool Then, And Your Scientific Illiteracy Isn't Cool Now. NASA/JPL-Caltech, for the Cassini mission. I'm Not The Radical Left, I'm The Humane Middle. Apparently, I’ve been radicalized and I wasn’t aware. Certain people call me the “radical Left” all the time. I never considered myself radical before. Forget Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics: try being Epicurean. Forget Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics: try being Epicurean. Resilience Is Not an Inner Strength.

Resilience Is Not an Inner Strength. Working-class women are too busy for gender theory – but they're still feminists. Marcus Aurelius on How to Control the Mind. “The things you think about determine the quality of your mind,” stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) wrote in Meditations, considered one of the greatest spiritual works ever written. “Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts.” Our mind is perhaps one of the greatest assets we have, spawning the creativity and ingenuity behind nearly all of man’s creations. The Cure for Toxic Positivity. Jerry Falwell Jr. Shows How the Advance of Christendom Can Harm Christianity. You said "what punishment of gods are not gifts. Do you really believe that?" @andersoncooper, choking back tears, asks Stephen Colbert, as they discuss grief. "Yes," replies the comedian.