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Fuel for my Current Midnight Musings: Five Great TED Talks

Many people I know have playlists that vary according to their mood, the period of their lives they are at, and what they are going through at that time. And not just musical playlists—playlists of funny clips on YouTube, of inspiring videos, or of brain food like TED talks. And while there are always one… Read More Fuel for my Current Midnight Musings: Five Great TED Talks

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Finding the Truth, one Discussion at a Time

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

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Understanding the Nature of Human Nature (or at least, trying very hard to)

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)

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Creating a Culture of Learning: Mistakes as an integral part of the process

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