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Who are you really? Here's how to find out.

Copyright 2015, Dennis Mitton

I grew up just South of the hippie days of the late ’60’s when self-help was an article in Mother Earth News… 816 more words

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There is Science in the Catskills Too!

Physicist Brian Greene, known for his research on string theory, will be speaking at the Andes Roundtable this Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. The event is hosted at the Hunting Tavern, a historic landmark building in Andes, New York. 159 more words

The Catskills

Scientific Lifestyle

“The core of a scientific lifestyle is to change your mind when faced with information that disagrees with your views, avoiding intellectual inertia, yet many of us praise leaders who stubbornly stick to their views as “strong.” The great physicist Richard Feynman hailed “distrust of experts” as a cornerstone of science, yet herd mentality and blind faith in authority figures is widespread. 21 more words

Psychology

"I don't understand it. Nobody does." A Review of "QED" by Richard P. Feynman

This book is the edited transcription of a lecture series given by renowned physicist, Richard P. Feynman, at UCLA in 1983. These lectures were designed for an audience of intelligent individuals who are interested in physics but only the good stuff, not the dirty work of slogging through all the math. 829 more words

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Urban Dynamics and the Planet Earth

How will the Earth “look in 2030 and beyond?” How will urbanization “change the face of the planet and the biodiversity that is an essential part of it?” 373 more words

Systems Science

Book 180: What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Richard P. Feynman

What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Richard P. Feynman

Finished reading on June 28th, 2015

Rating: 7/10

This is a collection of Feynman stories that mostly weren’t quite as humorous as in “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. 197 more words

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