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Poem and I: The Road Not Taken

I have always felt that one’s encounter with a piece of art- a song, a film, a play, a poem: anything- collides their separate lives together for a purpose that is only visible in retrospect, leaving both the person and the piece of art slightly but permanently changed. 1,982 more words

Mark St Cyr's Crystal Ball Goes Blood Red

Mark St Cyr puts it out there, in a coherent and plausible argument:

Few believe there is a reason for concern that China “might” do something which may upset the current economy as it now stands.

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The Mind & Society

Of Mindless Acts of Violence

WordPress alerts me that it’s my blogging birthday today – 6 years ago I started writing this half confessional/half I-don’t-know-what blog that is still experiencing the growing pains of defining what its role and purpose might truly be. 423 more words


Whichever First?

I just have a few very simple food for thought at this moment to share:

When something happens, think the emotions arise first, or do you think the thoughts come first? 84 more words

RSA Animate

The RSA Animate has a series of lectures which are relevant to some high school classes and teacher professional development. Here, DanAriely explores the circumstances under which someone would lie and what effect deception has on society at large. 277 more words

Religious Education

Sexual Behavior in the 1970s

By Pickup Culture

Studies into sexual behavior

In this blog post I thought I’d flesh out in more detail some of the changes taking place in behavior and attitudes towards sexuality in the 1970s, and the social science research seeking to document those changes.  2,637 more words


The benefits of a low battery

As a teacher I am fascinated by the challenge of helping people to push past their perceived limits.  I truly believe that we are all far more capable than we think.  435 more words