Browsing All posts tagged under »human nature«

The alpha and omega of our humanity: an all-too-familiar trope

August 19, 2018

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We are our most human, it seems, when we treat the given as something to be looked through and dismissed. We are also our most unhappy when we fail to appreciate what we are experiencing in the moment.

The condition of my humanity: arrogant humility

January 20, 2018

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We must, I think, always remain mindful of the fact that anyone of us — and not just those people who we think are the bad guys — can walk the path of good intentions from coercion to oppression.

As Insignificant As A Star: The Brief Light of Consciousness

March 13, 2016

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Sagan’s claim about the specialness of humans, however, like all such claims, does not make much sense.

You Don’t Know Yourself: Find Out Why [Video]

January 13, 2016

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Learn about some mind-blowing discoveries in psychology and neuroscience that may force you to pursue a new answer to the question, “Who am l?”

The Performance of Teaching: Not Ready For Its Close Up.

January 4, 2016

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I’ve now learned that the kind of performance involved in teaching, like the performance involved in theatre, does not translate directly to video very well.

My Learning In Retirement Course Wraps Up: More to Come!

October 25, 2015

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In sharp contrast to most undergraduate classes, everyone present wanted to be in the classroom and was very eager to engage with the ideas I presented.

The Geography of You: Where Are Your Borders?

May 27, 2015

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That feeling of where you begin and end is not set in stone and is open to influence and manipulation from and by stimulus in your environment.