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Wanted mentors: Dead or Alive

In the city of Florence Italy stands the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore with a massive dome, a masterpiece in its day, built without centering supporting (wooden framework to hold up dome while mortar dried), it took centuries before anyone could build a larger one. 517 more words


Why Sam Harris is better than you

Sam Harris is better than you for many reasons, but given that I cannot list them all here, I’ll simply settle for this list of 5: 206 more words


Christopher Hitchens. His ever-so influential approach to putting ideas under the microscope.

Christopher Hitchens, having passed away in December 15, 2011 has left a void open to many in the atheistic and philosophical circles. Reducing the oh-so notorious “Four-horsemen” Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris to a less but still intimidating “Trinity.” 284 more words


The Conclusion (Simultaneously, The Beginning)

Yesterday I received the best news I have ever had. Yesterday was degree results day.

Beforehand, oh my goodness. The fear. The uncertainty. I walked into the psychology building feeling like my entire life had led to that moment. 495 more words

5 Influential People I'd Like To Meet For Lunch

I don’t like wasting my time.

So given that time on which I could meet any person for lunch, I would definitely pick the most inspirational people I know of for me. 532 more words

June 2014