Santiago Daniel Gadda Apollonio

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Tristan Harris, el filósofo de Google que quiere “liberarnos” de nuestro smartphone

Tristan Harris, antiguo diseñador ético de Google, ha emprendido una cruzada para advertir sobre cómo las redes sociales y la tecnología "están …

How Competition Affects Your Brain | Heleo

“Humans are not built to do something and then say, ‘We’re done.’”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why men are more likely to compete than women</i>• <i><br>Why “Don’t get</i> …

Instead of looking at low wage growth and high debt as a cause of poor consumer confidence, business leaders have blamed the government. Please<p>Greg Jericho is a Guardian Australia columnist<p>This week two surveys on the economy showed very different views. The first on business confidence suggests a …

Economics

Una "Asamblea de sabios" ordenó violar a una mujer como castigo por otra violación

<b>Una adolescente fue violada</b> en el este de Pakistán, pero en su aldea esto <b>no fue considerado como un delito</b>. De hecho, <b>fue el consejo local el que</b> …

How to Convince Someone When Facts Fail

Have you ever noticed that when you present people with facts that are contrary to their deepest held beliefs they always change their minds? Me …

Locas de manual | ENTREVISTA

Estudió para ser sacerdote hasta que Jesús lo iluminó y le dijo “Todo es una farsa”. Se metió en política, fue preso y torturado por los militares. …

La actriz de Game of Thrones habló sobre Cristina Kirchner

Emilia Clarke se enteró de que la Presidenta es su fan y le mandó un mensaje...<p>13 de julio de 2015 • 20:09<p>Es conocido el fanatismo de Cristina …

La razón por la que los monjes tibetanos barren sus preciosos mandalas - Aleph

Quizá muchos de nosotros estemos familiarizados con los mandalas de arena que, de manera ritual, se realizan en ciertos monasterios tibetanos. Se …

Apalear al populismo

Fotos: Capturas C5N<p>Ahora que lo inimaginable asoma otra vez a la vuelta de la esquina, quiero grabar en mi memoria que la clave de la Argentina …

La des-democratización del bienestar | Los sectores populares y el acceso a la sociedad de consumo

Hace poco más de quince años, en un artículo que ha circulado mucho en los espacios donde se estudia el período de gobierno del “peronismo clásico” …

To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World: Pioneering Psychotherapist Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, the Loneliness of Mental Illness, and the Healing Power of Believing in a Person’s Inextinguishable Inner Light

How a visionary woman persisted in leading a quiet revolution in mental health.<p><i>“All good teachers know that inside a remote or angry person is a soul, way deep down, capable of a full human life,”</i> Anne Lamott wrote in her beautiful meditation on the life-giving power of great teachers. Those whom …

Do Our Memories Make Us Who We Are? One Artist’s Memory Loss Suggests Maybe Not

“When the neuroscientists discovered that Lonni Sue existed, they realized that she had all of these skills that don’t necessarily fit into our idea …

Middle School

How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust

“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.”<p>“The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor …

In Search of a Better World: Karl Popper on Truth vs. Certainty and the Dangers of Relativism

“Knowledge consists in the search for truth… It is not the search for certainty.”<p><i>“I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people’s politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true,”</i> astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson lamented. Nearly half a century earlier, Hannah Arendt …

Alice In Wonderland

The Daily Stoic: Timeless Wisdom on Character, Fortitude, Self-Control, and the Art of Living from Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius

“Meditate often on the interconnectedness and mutual interdependence of all things in the universe.”<p>Few words have been more corrupted by appropriation and misuse than the modern derivative of the ancient philosophy of Stoicism. Today, <i>stoic</i> is a word rendered vacant of the original quest for …

The combination of human and artificial intelligence will define humanity’s future

Bryan Johnson Contributor<p>Bryan Johnson is the founder and chief executive officer of the neuroprosthesis developer Kernel and the founder of OS Fund and Braintree.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>An Investor’s Journey To Future Science And Technology<br>• Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With Tech<p>Through …

What Life Was Like for Teenagers in Ancient Rome: Get a Glimpse from a TED-ED Animation

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That adage often holds true, but not in this historical case. While your average American …

Animation

How to Raise Creative Children Who Can Change the World: 3 Lessons from Wharton Professor Adam Grant

Adam Grant, a professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has been "recognized as Wharton's top-rated teacher for five …

Isaac Asimov Laments the “Cult of Ignorance” in the United States: A Short, Scathing Essay from 1980

In 1980, scientist and writer Isaac Asimov argued in an essay that “there is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been.” …

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

Creativity

The New Better Off: Courtney Martin on Reimagining Our Ethos of Success and Reclaiming Our Sense of “Enough”

“That’s the thing about success… it’s only satisfying if it’s defined by you and influenced most deeply by the people you love and trust.”<p><i>“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in 1925 as he explored how we limit our happiness, cautioning: <i>“Neither</i> …

I Am Not I: Philosopher Jacob Needleman on How We Become Who We Are and the Path to Self-Liberation

“There is always something more than two opposing truths. The whole truth always includes a third part, which is the reconciliation.”<p><i>“This is the entire essence of life: Who are you? What are you?”</i> So proclaimed Leo Tolstoy in the diaries of his youth. <i>“I: how firm a letter; how reassuring the three</i> …

Página/12 :: El país :: La fábrica de subjetividad

El macrismo, sus frases y sus gestos que, de tanto repetirse, van vaciando su capacidad para sorprendernos pero no para ir generando un clima de …

Página/12 :: Dialogos :: “La felicidad es subversiva”

<b>–Usted caracteriza el momento actual como “semiocapitalismo”. ¿Por qué?</b><p>–Semiocapitalismo es el modo de producción en el cual la acumulación de …

Página/12 :: El país :: Economía y cultura

Una “ley de mecenazgo” para permitir la deducción de impuestos a empresas que co-participen en proyectos artísticos puede juzgarse por los resultados …

This District May Close All Of Its High Schools; It's About Much More Than Money

In northwest Pennsylvania, along the edge of Lake Erie, you'll find the city of Erie.<p>There, the superintendent of the more than 12,000-student district has forwarded a plan that's causing a stir — calling for leaders to consider shutting down all of the district's high schools and sending students …

After a terrorist attack, we grow fearful. Here’s what that does to our brains.

Seven lessons from reporting on the psychology of fear<p>9/11 brought America into a new era of fear. As Vox’s Alvin Chang explains, after the attacks, American’s level of fear stayed permanently elevated, despite the fact the world has become arguably safer.<p>It’s a testament to the subtle …

Neuroscience of Meditation: How to Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …