From 2011-2014, Daniel Honan was the Managing Editor at Big Think. Prior to Big Think, Daniel was Vice President of Production for Plum TV, a niche cable network he helped launch in 2002. The production team he oversaw won over two dozen Emmy awards. Daniel has created numerous shows and documentaries for television, and his film credits include Stealing the Fire, a documentary on the black market for nuclear weapons technology.
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"The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the...
How can the ethics of compromise and confrontation, as practiced in Washington, be improved?
“What we’re seeing here, this guy is the Leonardo da Vinci—the Albert Einstein—of tennis.”
The scientific mindset, Steven Pinker argues, is "indispensable in all areas of human concern, including politics, the arts, and the search for meaning, purpose, and morality."
We are in need of tools to help us truly examine our own attitudes.
The idea of the "Eureka! moment" might very well prove to be the most useful concept that Archimedes passed down to us.
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In the spirit of maintaining an open mind, and in an attempt to purge myself of past prejudices, I will be re-reading The Great Gatsby this weekend.
A study shows a substantial decline in general intelligence of 1.23 IQ points per decade or fourteen IQ points since Victorian times.