Clips for Class Defining Personality Prickles & Goo: Alan Watts, South Park The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, created a cartoon to a voice-over of the philosopher Alan Watts. Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" "In fact, you get pretty good at understanding how the patterns in the show work, and everyone else chained up is like, 'Holy shit bro, how did you know that that tree was going to fall on that guy?' and you're like, 'It's because I fucking pay attention and I'm smart as shit.' You're the smartest of the chained, and they all revere you." Glaucon: "But Socrates, a tree didn't really hit a guy. It's all shadows."
A global community of leaders, artists, and visionaries.... Fri, 06/15/2012 If half the American population is composed of people who believe that God created the world 10,000 years ago, how can climate scientists and activists persuade people to pay attention to human-caused climate change, given that such change is projected on the basis of complex scientific models? The poll raises questions for people interested in...
Top Ten Psychology Videos Cognitive to clinical to social, the many applications of psychology reveal profound thoughts, human frailties and strengths. These are some of the best results, framed in video players. 1. An Unquiet Mind: Personal Reflections on Manic-Depressive Illness. Kay Redfield Jamison doesn’t just suffer from bipolar disorder, she literally wrote the book. She co-authored the comprehensive textbook Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression while doing research as a Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins.
Jim Morrison records an anti-drug statement When the Do It Now representative finally arrived with his tape recorder to produce the 60-second spot, Jim found himself a great seat and graciously offered the rep the one on the other side of his corner desk. He appeared eager to please. "Okay, now, what we want you to say," the rep nervously started, "is 'This is Jim Morrison from the Doors,' and then just, ummm, in your own words, tell them speed kills." Jim thought for a moment and then conceded. "Okay, is this thing on?
Desiree Adaway — Global Service and Leadership Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all. -Sam Ewing Work Hard. Be nice. I first heard this phrase from the folks at the Knowledge is Power Program -KIPP. Amphetamine movies This is the best anti speed movie I've seen. Intense, exciting and nail biting. It is not an annoying "Drugs are bad, okay?" film but rather something you can enjoy, and learn from, even if you like meth. The directing is wonderful, the editing fantastic, the use of colors, sound, lightning ... everything works perfectly well together and left me with a smile on my face. The most impressive thing about cookers though is the acting.
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What Do You Think? - integralMENTORS Series (updated) 'What Do YouThink?' - is a series of brief papers presenting a number of ideas on Integral/AQAL theoria/praxis and asks you as a development practitioner your option! To follow at a later stage - 'Worlds of Action' - in collaboration with R2. Ideas and information in these papers are kept to one page inclusive of diagrams - presenting views for practitioners in a simple format following Albert Einstein “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough”
AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Laughs is a list of the top 100 funniest movies in American cinema. A wide variety of comedies were nominated for the distinction that included slapstick comedy, action comedy, screwball comedy, romantic comedy, satire, black comedy, musical comedy, comedy of manners and comedy of errors. The list was unveiled by the American Film Institute on June 13, 2000. The list
Leilani Henry - Training in creativity and organizational development Leilani Henry Leilani Rashida Henry is a leading-edge workplace architect influencing today's redesign of corporate learning experiences and environments. She has been an organization development (OD) consultant and trainer for nearly twenty years. Throughout her career, Leilani has facilitated hundreds of workplace changes and implemented redesign efforts that have resulted in cost savings for organizations in the millions of dollars. Her current focus is to cultivate 'dynamic workplace balance' to optimize commitment and performance, with innovative interventions such as Being and Living® Dialogue, Brain Gym®, Playback Theater and business simulations.