I’m all about grassroots efforts, and I truly believe that we are reading a tipping point, when a large enough group of people are going to arise to serve humanity and make a difference. The need for accompanying though is high all the more that, as Dave Meslin explains in a recent TED talk, there… Read More Apathy, redefined
I feel like I’m cheating a little when it comes to blogging these days; I tend to blog about things other people have either said or written. But then again, isn’t trying to understand the world in large part about listening to others, first trying to understand why, within their own framework, they make sense,… Read More Finding the Truth, one Discussion at a Time
The morning of my 20th birthday, I woke up thinking: “Thank God, I survived my teenage years.” Finally! The lingering questions that had plagued me for the previous 10 years would somehow fade away, as hitting 20 would enable me to acquire the insight needed to become one of those fulfilled adults whose examples have… Read More Understanding the Nature of Human Nature (or at least, trying very hard to)
After a very long time, I finally got an hour to catch up on my reading. I don’t know if I am just more efficient now at finding good articles, or if their numbers and quality has increased in recent years, but the wealth of empowering pieces that on the one hand sustain my hope… Read More Partying it up online à la Nerd!
We tend to be ashamed of the mistakes that we make; they are seen as a big taboo, something we should never, ever do, especially not in school. Just thinking about the red pen marks all over my paper was incentive enough for me to study hard. Although it did help me to learn to… Read More Creating a Culture of Learning: Mistakes as an integral part of the process