Steve Schmidt

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Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

Canadian Literature

Confronting the Multiverse: What 'Infinite Universes' Would Mean

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "</i><i>Closer to Truth</i><i>," a public television series and online resource that features the world's</i> …

100 Tips to Be Your Best Self in 2016!

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>A brand new year is always exciting! We are filled with anticipation, we resolve to achieve our goals and make our dreams come true. Given that this is a fantastic time to reflect, visualize and plan, here are 100 tips to be the best possible version …

Happiness

11 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day | Inc.com

Accomplishments are based on actions, not on thoughts--yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, or even just an attitude. (Ideas, perspectives, and points of view like these, for starters.)<p>Here are some of the things …

Motivation

This 3-Minute Animation Will Change Your Perception of Time

We've only just begun...<p>We all know that Earth is old, but it's hard to put into perspective just how old it is.<p>After all, what does 4.5 billion …

Los Angeles

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Codes of Conduct

Daily Afternoon Chaos (40 Pictures)

1<p>2<p>Everybody stop what you're doing and look at this bunny wearing a backpack!<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>Such a majestic creature<p>6<p>7<p>8<p>Prom Date: Looks like dude hit …

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always. http://t.co/rasRl4Cxlb

10 Genuine Ways Anyone Can Be Exceptionally Charming | Inc.com

Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. (I know a bunch of them.)<p>But since we're all more likely to do business and build professional and personal relationships with people we like, we're naturally drawn to people who are polite, modest, …

Body Language

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Lyrically Inspired (Animation, Graphics, Prints)

Creativity is our inspiration. We love designs, we love clothing and it still boils down to creativity!<p>Want customized clothing for the festive …

100 Life Hacks That Make Life Easier

11 Secrets of Highly Persuasive Speakers

A highly persuasive speaker targets to steer the audience to accomplish an explicit action or convert the audience to adopt the assumption or opinion …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Giles Fraser says scientists are replacing theologians. Some thoughts on that

I enjoyed Giles Fraser's article 'Good luck, physicists, with those tricky "meaning of life" questions, and I appreciate the good wishes as he acknowledges the perceived transfer of intellectual leadership from theologians to physicists<p>This transition can of course only be for the best. And this …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

The Future

6 Daily Questions You Don't Want To Ask But Should . . . Especially # 6. | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We make our way through life by asking questions. How, when, where, what’s next? We ask strangers, co-workers, and loved ones. The most important …

Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Cochlear implants have transformed the lives of children born without hearing. But at around £40,000 each, it's a different story for adults trying to get them on the NHS<p>Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two …

Stephan Speaks Relationships

Don't lose focus on what you can control...which is yourself. ~ Stephan Speaks Relationships

How Much Does it Cost to Climb Mount Everest? – 2018 Edition

“How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest?” The short answer is a car or at least $30,000 but most people pay about $45,000 and the price is …

10 Mind-Bending Implications of the Many Worlds Theory

In quantum physics—the scientific study of the nature of physical reality—there is plenty of room for interpretation within the realm of what is …

Inspirational Quotes: Quote of the day

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