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25 Profound Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Here are all the health benefits you get from drinking pomegranate juice

Pomegranate

The Difference Between Rationality and Intelligence

ARE you intelligent — or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are.<p>It all started in the early 1970s, when the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky conducted an influential …

Critical Thinking

How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff.<p>It wasn’t until this year, for instance, that the US Dietary Guidelines finally recommended people keep their consumption of added …

Diabetes

How long will your skills last? Depends on your job

Two-thirds of children entering primary school in 2016 are likely to find themselves working in jobs that do not yet exist.<p>This new environment of …

Employment

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 9: Teaching How to Think, Not What to Think

<b>Getting Used to Thinking for Oneself</b><p>Over the decades, students were surprised that they were being taught <i>how</i> to think, not <i>what</i> to think. No theory was ever presented as either true or false, nor were the questions raised ever resolved. Instead, from the first day of class, students had to learn to …

High School

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 2: Setting the Tone from the First Day of Class

The first day of class, I enter the classroom and ask, <b>"What's the difference between being certain and being closed-minded?"</b> Long silence. Students give tentative answers. <b>"What's the difference between having firm principles and being closed-minded?"</b> Longer silence. More tentative answers. <b>"What's</b> …

Critical Thinking

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 3: No Right or Wrong Way of Teaching

<b>Some Suggestions for Teaching Critical Thinking</b><p>Since this series is intended for teachers, I'd like to discuss a number of suggestions for those who might want to teach their courses more critically. You simply begin without fanfare by quietly working up a few lessons, which gradually become a …

Teaching

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 4: How Greek Ethics Conquered the Western World

One of the purposes of a humanities course is to stimulate critical thinking. It need not always be a free-fire zone of narrowly focused rat-a-tat questions, but can be a leisurely ramble through a laid-back moodscape that poses a question in search of an answer. Let me give an example. I wanted to …

Critical Thinking

How to Negotiate with a Liar

Brosmind<p>Robust social psychology research indicates that people lie—and lie often. One prominent study found that people tell, on average, one or two lies every day. Negotiators are no exception. Judging from studies done in 1999 and 2005, roughly half of those making deals will lie when they have …

Management

Passenger mistakes math equations for 'terrorist code,' gets economics professor escorted off flight

An Ivy League economist was pulled off an American Airlines regional jet from Philadelphia to Syracuse after a fellow passenger incorrectly …

The disturbing racial bias in who we help when they need it most

In 1964, The New York Times ran a front page story that has had a profound effect on the field of psychology. Thirty seven people, the story explained, witnessed the murder of Kitty Genovese, but not one of them called the police. A 38th rang only after Genovese, who was stabbed to death, had …

Psychology

A Brief History

The land of ancient Egypt was alive with the spirit of the gods. The sun god Ra broke from the darkness every morning in his great boat, bringing the …

Why most people don't learn from their mistakes

The surgery, called Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, is a heart attack prevention method that basically calls for a doctor to install a new tube for blood to flow to the heart because the old tube is clogged from too many cheeseburgers.<p>Because the heart needed to be stopped to install the new tube, …

Heart Surgery

Choose a Man who Knows his Higher Purpose.

Anyone who has dared to explore the proverbial depths of the unknown has no doubt experienced a deep sense of fear, uncertainty, ridicule and …

Spirituality

Second-Level Thinking: What Smart People Use to Outperform

<i>“Experience is what you got when you didn’t get what you wanted.”</i><br>Howard Marks***Successful decision making requires thoughtful attention to many …

Self-improvement

Physicists Are Philosophers, Too

<i>Editor’s Note: Shortly before his death last August at the age of 79, the noted physicist and public intellectual Victor Stenger worked with two</i> …

Physics

Philosophy as a Way of Life: The Course

Philosophers, have you ever taught a course about <i>philosophy as a way of life</i>? Stephen R. Grimm, professor of philosophy at Fordham University, has. …

Religion

When Life Is Hard and God Seems Absent

<i> Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made</i> …

Faith

Love a Man Who is on His Journey.

<i>“A man must be prepared to give 100% to his purpose, fulfill his karma or dissolve it, and then let go of that specific form of living. He must be</i> …

Traditional Economics Failed. Here's a New Blueprint.

<i>By Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer</i><p>Politics in democracy can be understood many ways, but on one level it is the expression of where people believe their …

Declaration Of Independence

Grammarly Blog

Do The Hindus Have 33 Crore Gods?

Quite often we discuss among ourselves, with a slight tone of self-mockery, that we Hindus have thirty-three crore (330 million) gods. We think we …

Customer Journey Maps: How Experience Mapping Reveals Invaluable Insights

Modern marketing has never been more convoluted and the path to purchase has never had so many variables, discrete actions, and personal behaviors …

Customer Experience

Fed tapering

WITH short term interest rates at record lows, America’s Federal Reserve has sought to boost its economy by purchasing bonds with newly created …

Federal Reserve

Beefed up

<b>The Vietnamese Dong joins our Big Mac index</b><p>TRAFFIC was heavier than normal in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday February 10th as McDonald's opened its first …

McDonald's