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I might be exaggerating a little if I say things like We’re taught to measure our personal worth against exam scores; We’re taught that there is One Competition and those who win the tournament get the goodies; We’re taught that … Continue reading

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We are telling kids who are good at school that they have better opportunities than others (and kids that are not good at school that they are doomed). Then we are telling kids who are good at school to stay … Continue reading

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In philosophical debates about absolute truth, people cite “the truths of pure mathematics” as beyond reproach—eternal and universal things discovered/invented by us fallible mortals. But the more deeply I look into these issues myself, the more I see evidence that … Continue reading

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You may have heard that attitude is everything. Perhaps. How you view the world will definitely affect what you do. But that’s just it: it is what you do that is important, not how you feel or how you present … Continue reading

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http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf ideas of “pure reason” without emotion send us in the wrong direction D. Hume & A. Smith didn’t take such an impoverished view of rationality funny images of successful people with no purpose stories of people with high “EQ” … Continue reading

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[An] IQ test … only measures how good of an IQ tester you are. 1) Believe [it] or not, you can improve IQ test score by PRACTICE. See for yourself. It is no more than a computer game which some … Continue reading

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Genius

Have you ever noticed that professors never call another professor “a genius”, but regular businessmen (who own a bakery, a winery, a taxicab company, a janitorial supply company, a waste disposal company; welders, machinists, real estate agents, demolitionists) will regularly … Continue reading

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