Friedrich Nietzsche

21 Wise Buddhism Zen Quotes TO UNLOCK YOUR BLESSINGS

1. It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.<p>2. Hurricane Katrina …

Happiness

How the billionaire founder of LinkedIn turned his dream of being a 'public intellectual' into a life as one of Silicon Valley's most prominent investors

• <b>Reid Hoffman is the billionaire cofounder of LinkedIn and an influential tech investor.</b>• <b><br>He has a masters in philosophy from Oxford and considers it useful to his approach to business.</b>• <b><br>His role as a prominent speaker and writer on entrepreneurship and careers is the result of a childhood ambition to</b> …

Silicon Valley

Marriage is what a couple makes of it

Guardian readers reflect on marriage and its meaning, past and present<p>Arwa Mahdawi (G2, 20 November) is right that a marriage certificate requires the fathers’ names, while a civil partnership certificate requires both parents’ names, and it’s high time this was changed. But other than that, there …

Marriage

Out of the Shire: Life Beyond Tolkien

If you look at what’s playing on your television, at what’s showing at the local cinema, at what video games your children are playing, or at what is …

Conservative View

How to choose a UX Master’s Program

Things to consider based on roads I’ve taken<p>It’s not a secret that UX is a booming field. Many people want to break into the this area and the first …

UX Design

It’s the Kultur, Stupid

Angst für Deutschland: Die Wahrheit über die AfD: wo sie herkommt, wer sie führt, wohin sie steuert [Angst for Germany: The Truth about the AfD: …

Books

7 great mustaches that define Russian history - Russia Beyond

Facial hair has been a potent topic throughout Russian history. To Ivan the Terrible, a man without a beard was a heretic; under Peter the Great, a bearded man was considered an uncultured boor.<p>The stand-alone mustache, on the other hand, took a while to work its way into Russian men’s<p>grooming,and …

Russia

Warriors leading the league in social discourse

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Seven hours before the Warriors’ nationally televised showdown Thursday against the Boston Celtics, …

Golden State

From the clay tablet to predictive text: how tech shapes literature

You could read it as an invitation to reflect on both the limits and the possibilities of technology. “Type ‘I was born’”, suggested the Twitter …

J K Rowling

18 Healing, Surprising, Controversial, and Funny Quotes About Friendship

Best friends, old-time buddies, school friends, casual friends, life long pals—friendships are vital to an emotionally healthy life. Quantity isn’t …

Relationships

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine

Make these nine habits a part of your daily life, and get to your first million.<p>Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. …

Happiness

“Crime and Punishment”: A Timeless Psychological Masterpiece

“There are chance meetings with strangers that interest us from the first moment, before a word is spoken,” writes Dostoevsky in <i>Crime and Punishment.</i> …

Literature

Don't Stick With a Failing Project or Person Just Because You've Already Invested Time and Money

The best thing you can do is get out of that situation as quickly as possible.<p>Without doubt, business decisions are tainted by the emotional investments they accumulate, and the more one invests in something, the harder it becomes to abandon it. Wes Smithe, co-founder and CEO of Direct Property …

Entrepreneurship

10 Monday AM Reads - The Big Picture

Back to work! Start your week right with our early morning train reads:<p>• The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: ‘There is reason for …

German Philosophy

Little steps for big results

I’ve been reflecting on 12 months spent searching for greater meaning, significance and purpose in my life.<p>There have been lightbulb moments when …

Arianna Huffington

10 Sunday Reads - The Big Picture

My <i>easy like Sunday morning</i> reads:<p>• Cryptocurrency Mania Fuels Hype and Fear at Venture Firms (Wired) <i>see also</i> Bitcoin: The World’s Most Dramatic …

Wall Street Journal

What Are Some Inspiring Quotes About Love?

Love makes us do things we never thought we were capable of. Some love sayings inspire us to believe in love. Others give us the courage to tide …

Literature

Are Journalists the Enemy of the American People? - The Big Picture

Source: Cato Institute<p>It is shocking that 63% of GOP members believe the 4th Estate is the “enemy of the people:”<p>“A majority of Republicans (63%) …

German Philosophy

Twitter doubles tweet limit

Twitter will double the allowable length of tweets to 280 characters, but brevity is still the soul of wit.<p>Instead of being confined to 140 …

German Philosophy

10 Wednesday AM Reads - The Big Picture

My post-election day morning train reads:<p>• The Case of Wilbur Ross’ Phantom $2 Billion (Forbes)<br>• Earnings, not Trump Policies, Have Driven Stocks …

German Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche: Why Life Isn’t Meaningless

http://www.motivateamazebegreat.com/2016/04/30-friedrich-nietzsche-inspirational-quotes-about-life.htmlIn 1900, one of the most profound thinkers of …

German Philosophy

Retirement Savings and 401(k) Data - The Big Picture

<b>Facts on Retirement Savings</b> <br>Source: USA Today<p>Some key datapoints:<p>1. A little more than half of America has a retirement account;<p>2. Only 35% of …

Retirement

Mystery after giant phallic sculpture is placed on mountain - with unlikely new owners set to 'inherit' it

The hunt is on for the artist behind an enormous phallic sculpture which has mysteriously appeared on top of a mountain in Austria.<p>Hikers discovered …

German Philosophy

Five Thoughts on The Walking Dead‘s “Monsters”

In this episode of “The Walking Dead,” some of the problems of the previous episode persist, but we will discuss new things instead.<p><b>1. Ezekiel’s</b> …

TV

The stand

IN THE summer of 1974, a 26-year-old Mayan villager lay drunk in a town square in the Guatemalan highlands. Suddenly he heard a voice that was to …

Religion

Machiavelli and Fascism

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:<p>MACHIAVELLI AND FASCISM HERBERT L. STEWART T HE purpose of this article is to discuss …

Fascism

Leopold And Loeb Thought They Could Commit The Perfect Crime — But They Made A Big Mistake

Leopold and Loeb were convinced they were one of Nietzsche's "supermen."The post Leopold And Loeb Thought They Could Commit The Perfect Crime — But …

Crime

Biotech Forum: Why M&A Will Pick Up In 2018

The dismal 3rd quarter earnings reports from drug and biotech giants over the last week point to a lack of organic growth in the industry.<p>Given …

Stocks

Power: Five Non-Traditional Views

Within psychology, power is seen as having influence over others, whether of the benign kind (such as an authority directing others) or the coercive …

Psychology