Why Teachers Drink Disclaimer: I have no regard whatsoever for my grammar in this post. Do not attack my grammar as opposed to my comment because as a former debater that will just piss me off and make you look stupid. Firstly, I’d like to say that some of the people are right, youth now seem not to give two shits about education and yes the education system in the US have drastically dropped in efficiency. But let’s be real, this isn’t anything new, there is a general culture of anti-intellectualism in our country among ALL US citizens, not just the youth. Of course, it would be a sweeping generalization to say that most of the people in our country are unintelligent fucks, but let’s not criticize to the youth while half the politicians are hanging on to their common sense by a string.
The Roots of Consciousness: Theory, The Biological Perspective The Biological Perspective In the Introduction, I discussed the evolution of organized matter from the photon through particles, atoms and molecules to living cells which begin to differentiate in structure and function forming a wide variety of tissues and organs that play a specialized function in the human body. It is reasonable to assume all these levels of organization including the whole human being play a role in shaping consciousness. Evolutionary Psychology Primer by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby Leda Cosmides & John Tooby Introduction The goal of research in evolutionary psychology is to discover and understand the design of the human mind. Evolutionary psychology is an approach to psychology, in which knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are put to use in research on the structure of the human mind.
Mark Twain Gives Nine Tips for Living an Extraordinary Life by Henrik Edberg Is truth stranger than fiction? Perhaps. In this great article written by Henrik Edberg, we find that Mark Twain had expressed in his writings over the years an entire philosophy for living. Bloomberg Business Week Productivity Fight Fatigue by Harnessing the Power of Your Internal Clock Sluggish? Tired? Seven tips for getting your body into better alignment. 25 Most Romantic Movie Quotes It's Valentine's Day, so it seemed appropriate to gather the most romantic movie lines of all time -- from "Casablanca" to "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to, of course, "The Notebook." "The Notebook" (2004) "So it's not gonna be easy. It's gonna be really hard. We're gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, for ever, you and me, every day.
Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain by Antonio Damasio - review Consciousness has become a hot topic for brain scientists. Once, we were content to leave the interminable mind/brain problem to philosophers and theologians. Speculation remained a CLM – a career-limiting move — for ambitious young researchers. No longer. Fallout 101: What Will Tomorrow Bring? “I don’t need to be here. I already told you, I’m fine.” “Yes, I agree, you are making a lot of progress. But you are still in a very delicate position, and-” Mental Heuristics Page A heuristic is a "rule-of-thumb", advice that helps an AI program or human think and act more efficiently by directing thinking in an useful direction. Some of these heuristics are age-old wisdom, bordering on cliche, but most are actually helpful. If you want something done, do it yourself Comment: Obviously true, and doing it is usually very good for your self esteem.
How to win Rock-paper-scissors every time I admit it. When I first heard there are actual tournaments for Rock-paper-scissors, sanctioned by the World Rock Paper Scissors Society, I laughed. I mean seriously, $50k to the winner of a game that requires no skill whatsoever? Absurd. Boy was I wrong. Rock-paper-scissors isn't just a silly game kids play or a way to decide who has to be the designated driver at parties. Think time flies? Well actually, you may be right - Technology & science - Tech and gadgets - Gizmodo Time flies when you're having fun. But you're at work, and work sucks. So how is it 5 p.m. already? When we talk about "losing time," we aren't referring to that great night out, or that week of wonderful vacation, or the three-hour film that honestly didn't feel like more than an hour.
Below is an alphabetical list of Lovecraft’s fiction, revisions, collaborations, and miscellaneous minor works, as well as some tales that are not extant. The dates for each of the tales are based primarily on S.T. Joshi’s “Chronology of the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft” included in Arkham House’s Dagon and Other Macabre Tales, but includes some changes based on Mr. Joshi’s ongoing research. Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent.
The Death Delusion « Kensho By Bard Canning “Afraid of dying? Don’t be. It’s never going to happen to you, and I can prove it.”