By: Richard Serra
If we lived in a perfect world, I'm sure there would be some who would find something to complain about, and since we don't, we sure have our share of those who constantly complain about everything. These kinds of people are in their own prison...
Book reviews: Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell
By: A E M
Blink The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell The book Blink, published in 2005, is about unconscious decision making. The kind of decisions we make constantly without being able to explain how or why we did it, play a crucial role in our...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"This Conference at Bretton Woods, representing nearly all the peoples of the world, has considered matters of international money and finance which are important for peace and prosperity. The Conference has agreed on the problems needing attention, the measures which should be taken, and the...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The story begins with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), a survey program that was instituted at the University of Chicago in 1941. Since then, NORC has been a major source of social sciences data and research that is collected in the public interest and...
Understanding human emotional defense mechanisms
By: Margaret Paul Ph.D.
I am sitting with Bryan at one of my 5-Day Inner Bonding Intensives. Bryan is talking about one thing after another, and I cannot follow him at all. Nor can I connect with him. My loneliness in sitting with him is giving me important information...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There is much confusion between the terms climate and weather. Climate involves the entire Earth's atmosphere and what is going on there. Weather involves what is going on at a particular time and in a particular place. Global warming and cooling is a climate change...
Why do some people complain about everything
By: Charles Johnson
There are some people who can never get ahead in life because they are always complaining about something different every day. These people are easy to see in a group of because of the time there are by their self. Sometimes people just want to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The American environmental movements are commonly viewed as originating in the stereotypical left wing, hippie and outsider movements of society. But the actual origins of wide scale American attention to the effects of man on the environment lie in the movement to the West, with...
Archaeological evidence of monkeys using hammers
By: Daniel Khalil
The word "monkey" is often tossed around a lot to mean various things, but usually to imply a "chimpanzee" or other Great Ape. Evidence for use of hammers in species prior to humans is quite evident, and humans evolved from (and still are considered) monkeys...
Elias Canetti Jose Ortega y Gasset Propaganda Cognitive Dissonance George Orwell 1984 Political Phil
By: Polo Maldonado-Martinez
Yes, it is. In fact, it is its sole function. The dictionary tells us that manipulation means, “exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage.” “Shrewd” being, in this context, “tricky”. The advantage being whatever the pseudo-politician has in...

 

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