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C.S. Lewis on Equality and Our Core Misconception About Democracy

“The tempter always works on some real weakness in our own system of values: offers food to some need which we have starved.”<p><i>“The notion of obligations comes before that of rights, which is subordinate and relative to the former,”</i> wrote the great French philosopher Simone Weil shortly before her …

The story of magic: how narrative destroys conjurers' effects, or elevates them to transcendence

The Jerx is an anonymous, iconoclastic blog written by a heterodox magician who holds his fellow magicians in disdain for their terrible storytelling …

Cory Doctorow

5 Tips For Better Storytelling

The emphasis on analytics driven digital advertising nearly destroyed storytelling’s role in marketing.<p>However, with a new push in content marketing, …

The Power of Telling Your Company's Stories | Inc.com

Storytelling isn't just a form of entertainment, it's a way of passing down lessons, history, and morals. Stories can influence people to act, think, and behave a certain way. Just as a peer's behavior is contagious, a character's behavior also can affect the reader or listener.<p>Francesca Gino, a …

Leadership

Oxford Dictionaries Adds 'Fat-Shame,' 'Butthurt' and 'Redditor'

Bill O'Leary—The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>Brian Harkin—MCT/Getty Images<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters/Corbis<p>Ulf Andersen—Getty Images<p>Tina Fineberg—AP<p>Haraz …

Books

When Monkeys Surfed to South America

Long ago, about 36 million years before today, a raft of monkeys found themselves adrift in the Atlantic. They’d been blown out to sea by an intense storm that had ripped up the African coast, and now a mat of floating vegetation was the closest thing to land for miles in all directions. But luck …

Jawbone of early human puts evolution in a whole new light

Has climate change made us who we are today? A broken and fossilized jawbone found poking up amid sediment in an East African hill is rewriting a significant chapter of human evolution — and adding weight to the argument that a hot, parched climate guided the development of our ancestors.<p>In a pair …

Agriculture for Impact

Agriculture for Impact (A4I) is an independent advocacy initiative led by Professor Sir Gordon Conway, author of the book <i>One Billion Hungry: Can We</i> …

Agriculture

First Vertical Farm Opens in Singapore

The first commercial-scale vertical farm has opened in the tiny, densely populated city of Singapore, with the aim of decreasing dependence on food …

Nutrition

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …