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Working... Reid Gower ► Play all The Feynman Series by Reid Gower5 videos129,939 viewsLast updated on Jul 26, 2014 The Feynman Series is a companion project of The Sagan Series working in the hopes of promoting scientific education and scientific literacy in the general population. Play all Sign in to YouTube Sign in History Sign in to add this to Watch Later. Would philosophy help when my father died? – Julian Baggini. I’m dealing with the death of my father the way I deal with most things: by thinking, and processing those thoughts through writing, fingers to keyboard.

Would philosophy help when my father died? – Julian Baggini

Given my philosophical bent, these thoughts wander from his particular death to mortality in general. That might strike you as cold, excessively rational, analytic. Corgi Blogs. Rock. Classic Rock. Tramplite's Travels. Tramplite's Travels. How the War on Drugs Brought Back Slavery.

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25 Documentaries Everybody Should Watch

It is a fleeting memory, a sudden remembrance of times long past, a meditation on time and culture, a touch of an emotional diary. We follow the eyes of a world traveller who makes sharp observations and tries to convey them to his friend. We never learn who they are and where they came from, and this is perhaps a subtle point the documentary wants to make. The narrator’s voice switches from Japanese to German to English to French, thereby embodying the language of the places visited.

The Corporation Corporate personhood is probably the elephant in the room when it comes politics. Watch The Corporation for FREE on Amazon Instant Video Cosmos: A Personal Voyage This list wouldn’t be complete without the documentary Cosmos. The Union: The Business Behind Getting High This is a must watch for everyone. Watch The Union on YouTube. The Century of the Self. Baen Ebooks - Free Library.

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The Intelligence of Dogs – The LIST

Through television shows and media coverage that has been broadcast in Canada and the United States as well as overseas, he has become popular with dog owners, while continuing research and instruction in psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to S. Coren, author of “The Intelligence of Dogs”, there are three types of dog intelligence: Adaptive Intelligence (learning and problem-solving ability). The First Sentence Is a Handshake. According to science fiction writer William Gibson, a book's opening should be an inviting enigma to the reader—and a motivational benchmark for the writer.

The First Sentence Is a Handshake

By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. Open Culture. Drugs Will Kill Your Friends - Rob Delaney. Comedian Rob Delaney reflects on his time in rehab.

Drugs Will Kill Your Friends - Rob Delaney

Three guys died when I was at the halfway house: Chris, Arturo, and Luke. They all died right after I left in pretty quick succession. Each one hurt like a motherfucker. I haven’t been to war, so I can’t comment on what that experience is like, but people who go through rehab or a halfway house walk a tough road together and not all of them make it. We knew we faced a powerful adversary that demanded respect. Chris was the first of my friends to die. What’s funny to me is that I never really did drugs. Even when I was an abject alcoholic scumbag, years deep into my booze problem, riding the subway IN THE MORNING with visibly urine-soaked pants, I remained terrified of coke, even though, as we know, booze kills more people than every other drug combined and then multiplied. Chris, despite his rock-star looks, was quite down to earth and fun to be around.

The second friend to die was Arturo. Here’s proof that Alcoholics Anonymous is just as effective as professional psychotherapies. A physician named Robert Holbrook Smith had his last alcoholic drink 79 years ago this week.

Here’s proof that Alcoholics Anonymous is just as effective as professional psychotherapies

He and Bill Wilson, the friend with whom he had sobered up, thus anointed June 10 as the official founding date of the organization they created together: Alcoholics Anonymous. AA is the most commonly-sought source of help for problem drinking in the United States and many millions of people have participated in it and the other 12-step organizations it inspired around the world. Steep and Cheap: Columbia Expedition 1/2-Zip Top - Long-Sleeve - Men's - $34.99 - 56% off. Tony Noble. Best Hikes Ever. Hiking Links on Northwest Hiker. Backcountry.com: The Goat. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia.

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