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David Brooks (Big Think) | What is emergent thinking?

Carl Popper, the great philosopher said, “All problems are either clouds or clocks.” A clock is a… to understand a clock, you can take it apart, it’s individual pieces and you study the pieces and then you can understand how a clock works.

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Emergence Cognition Design

Brit Hume slams Beltway Bubble Boy David Brooks as only he can

So that David Brooks column is basically about how some young whippersnapper was snarky with him. Oh the horror.

— Unstable Isotope (@UnstableIsotope) December 17, 2013…

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“I’ve come to think that flourishing consists of putting yourself in situations in which you lose self-consciousness and become fused with other people, experiences, or tasks. 119 more words

David Brooks

Morning joe

Some fun humor to start the day.

Political humor:
If 67-year-old rural white men were the future of the electorate, the G.O.P. would be rolling. — David Brooks, … 20 more words


DAVID BROOKS: The Field Is Flat

New York Times: Like a lot of people who pay attention to such things, I had assumed that Democrats had a huge advantage going into next year’s presidential race. 172 more words


David Brooks: How to Fight Anti-Semitism

New York Times: Anti-Semitism is rising around the world. So the question becomes: What can we do to fight it? Do education campaigns work, or marches or conferences? 127 more words


Jews go away!

Jeffrey Goldberg asks the question, “Is it time for Jews to leave Europe?” Somehow that is seen as an “intelligent” question.

David Brooks has a more thoughtful response to the rising anti-Semitism brewing once again in Europe. 144 more words