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Walter Benjamin on Information vs. Wisdom and How the Novel and the News Killed Storytelling

“Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”<p>I think often, and with billowing concern, about the role of storytellers in helping us cultivate wisdom in the age of information — a task …

Bertrand Russell

Destiny is the Phil Collins of gaming and I'm its Easy Lover

I often made the same sniffy dismissals of <i>Destiny</i> common to everyone who has yet to play <i>Destiny</i>.<p>"It's just grinding! The story missions are all the same! Peter Dinklage sounds like an Applebee's waiter reading back a to-go order!" It goes on and on.<p>A combination of boredom and curiosity have driven …

Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

I'm in!<p>Numerous studies have proven the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University.<p>advertisement - …

Hey Fran Hey — 3 Myths About Spirituality That May Be Hurting...

<b>3 Myths About Spirituality That May Be Hurting You</b><p><b>Mind Body Green</b> writes:<p>The first person I ever knew who had her own guru in India was a woman named …

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

25 Lessons About Life I Learned in 25 Years

My life doesn’t look anything like I thought it would at 25. I don’t have a great job, my car barely gets me from point A to B, and I exercise just …

Motivation

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness