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Advice A nice blog post about advice from Daniel Dennett on how to think philosophically. Art A cool photo project where you can see the borders between two, sometimes three, countries in Europe. Ethics Stoic spiritual exercises part i. Stoic … Continue reading
Children When someone doesn’t want kids, people often respond by saying things like, “You’ll change your mind later,” or “you’ll want kids someday.” Here’s an article about parents who regret having kids. Culture Television that has romantic and relationship themes … Continue reading
Psychology professor, Carol S. Dweck discusses how to properly help your child reach their full potential. How? Clue: don’t tell your child that s/he did a good job. Check out the video:
I came across this story on NPR, which discusses a young man, Jason Comely. Jason didn’t go out that much. Nine months before, his wife had left him for someone else. From this experience, Jason withdrew from life and didn’t … Continue reading
When you make important life-changing decisions, it can be hard to calculate what you should do. All of the options seem daunting and the details of those options seem incommensurable. There’s an interesting site that helps weigh those options in … Continue reading
Sorry for not keeping up with the blog everyone. It’s the Sundance Film Festival this week so I’ll be taking this week off to watch some movies. I’ll be back next week.
Since Fareed Zakaria’s book, The Post-American World, is coming out in paperback, I thought I’d re-release my review on it here. Also, Zakaria was on the Daily Show talking about the situation in Pakistan. It’s getting more tricky. In terms … Continue reading
A really interesting talk about forgiveness from the philosopher Jacques Derrida. Forgiveness cannot happen if the object is forgiveable because it automatically applies that forgiving that someone is “too easy.” I know I’m butchering it. Thus, one can only forgive … Continue reading