"Do I want to spend time with this idea or this person?
"I’m not a philosophical megalomaniac," says Slavoj Žižek. Philosophy is not here to provide all of the answers. What it can do however, which is more powerful, is ask the right questions.
Bilingual children show better ability to follow abstract rules, to reverse rules that they’ve learned already.
“When people have problems exercising self-control, restricting their choices can, in some cases, leave them more freedom to choose.”
I don’t think mathematical models can do much to get us out of the mess that we’re in.
God doesn’t answer back. That’s the problem. Humans can.
Who is making us more polarized?
Francesca Gino describes how our plans get sidetracked when we are implementing them because "we are too confident in our own abilities."
A background in general education enables you to approach what is on the Web and determine that some things are just impossible, pure nonsense.
If you look at life satisfaction and what makes people satisfied with their lives, most of it has a lot to do with people’s goals.
The most important task we have as any generation does is to raise the next generation, and to pass on the tools for living as sane people to the next generation.
Children’s dreams are a really interesting window into their developing minds.
I think that it’s great to inspire new generations of thinkers; it’s terrible to create new authority.
I think religious people can really help to bring the end of war about very rapidly if they embrace the tenants of their faith.
Anxiety is the most prevalent emotion in most organizations in the United States today.