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Political posts 'n' tweets

Regular readers of this blog and my Twitter account (@projectsofpugh) will have seen that I have of late become rather one track minded in my postings at times. 804 more words


Is Religious Fundamentalism an Emotional Illness Like OCD?

The intensity with which many religious fundamentalists hold their faith, which by definition they can’t justify with logic, is frightening to me and many others.  Often religious fundamentalists are intolerant, even to the point of committing extreme violence and sociopolitical “ 286 more words


A Perfect Bowl of Ramen

My curiosity about Japan and Japanese culture has gradually grown into a mild obsession. I think it really started when I read Banana Yoshimoto’s Kitchen… 404 more words


Book Review: I Wear the Black Hat

I decided to venture out of my Christian non-fiction bubble and read “I Wear the Black Hat”, a secular pop social science book by Chuck Klosertman. 869 more words


We Give New Media and Technologies Value

My exploration of children’s literature, new media and technologies continues to uncover similarities and best practices early childhood professionals and parents can apply to their work or interactions with young children.   608 more words


Drawing in Space

New Zealand based sculptor Neil Dawson likes to create floating illustrations as suspended sculpture. His work ranges from drawing in space to much more intricate works. 82 more words

Art And Design

Cultural Intelligence

Written by: Peter Muijres

Around a decade ago a few people spearheaded the introduction of anew concept: ‘cultural intelligence’, also called ‘cultural quotient’ or ‘CQ’. Ang, van Dyne, Earley and Livermore were among these people and introduced CQ to help understand and predict why some expats adjust better than others to communicating with people from different cultures and living in a new environments. 787 more words