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Micro story 1: Run

Run (by Leo Campos, 2012) She turned on her running suit, adjusted her her shoes, made sure the settings were right and went off on her run. Try as she might the words kept running through her mind "Who are … Continue reading

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The self: a convenient fiction

http://www.creativitypost.com/philosophy/the_self_a_convenient_fiction QUOTE: "When it comes to what we think about, what we like and what we do Walt Whitman captured our natural hypocrisies and inconsistencies with this famous and keenly insightful remark: ‘Do I contradict myself? Very well then I … Continue reading

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Great quote

“A life organized so that it takes into consideration the patterns of our past, and our unique potentials for the future, including creative potentials, is a different life than one spent reacting to this or that seemingly urgent demand or … Continue reading

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See what is there rather than just what they are looking for

This is very interesting, though outside my usual area of interest. Great quote: “I gave both lucky and unlucky people a newspaper, and asked them to look through it and tell me how many photographs were inside. On average, the … Continue reading

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The Evolved Self-Management System

http://www.edge.org/conversation/the-evolved-self-management-system QUOTE: I’m now thinking about a larger issue still. If placebo medicine can induce people to release hidden healing resources, are there other ways in which the cultural environment can "give permission" to people to come out of their … Continue reading

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To Know, but Not Understand: David Weinberger on Science and Big Data – The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/01/to-know-but-not-understand-david-weinberger-on-science-and-big-data/250820/#.TwujPoMAhUE.mailto Great article, and the book seems worth reading. Big Data, with capital B & D is a Big Deal…or as the author puts it " too many brickfacts and not enough edifice-theories." I love that phrase. But most of … Continue reading

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The God Effect

http://genealogyreligion.net/finding-the-elusive-god-effect QUOTE: "Let me put it this way. It is not whether an individual kid goes to church or believes in hell that influences his or her delinquency. What is critical is whether the majority of the kid’s friends are … Continue reading

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