Archive for ‘ideas’

October 21, 2017

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.

Source: How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

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September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

The ‘taking our jobs’ myth continues to sow division in Chicago’s working class communities.

Source: How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

September 2, 2017

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.

Source: If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium

September 2, 2017

Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

Source: Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

January 1, 2017

Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A Field Guide to One of the Most Important Traits You Can Have

Source: Intellectual Honesty – The Coffeelicious – Medium

January 1, 2017

11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

When it comes to scientific achievements, 2016 has certainly been one worth celebrating.

Source: 11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 18, 2016

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

Understanding life in the cosmos includes tackling the problem of consciousness—a new institute called YHouse intends to help

Source: Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks