"But the same applies in beaver dams and spider webs. If the essence of life is information carried in DNA, then society and civilisation are just collossal memory systems, and a metropolis... is simply a sprawling external memory... "
I just finished watchin Ghost in the machine 2 and this conversation between the two main characters as they were flying over the dystopian remains of a once great city stuck out in my mind.
What are your thoughts on these statement?
I believe the title of this idea is an idea that is attributed to Richard Dawkins... can anyone confirm?
The ability to speak clearly, succinctly, and powerfully is easier than you think
The ability to communicate effectively can make or break a person's assessment of your intelligence, competence, and authenticity.
The results come from a 15-year study that used ultrasound scans to track blood vessels in middle-aged adults starting in 2002.
- The study measured the stiffness of blood vessels in middle-aged patients over time.
- Stiff blood vessels can lead to the destruction of delicate blood vessels in the brain, which can contribute to cognitive decline.
- The scans could someday become a widely used tool to identify people at high risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's.
What defines a dark horse? The all-important decision to pursue fulfillment and excellence.
When we first set the Dark Horse Project in motion, fulfillment was the last thing on our minds. We were hoping to uncover specific and possibly idiosyncratic study methods, learning techniques, and rehearsal regimes that dark horses used to attain excellence. Our training made us resistant to ambiguous variables that were difficult to quantify, and personal fulfillment seemed downright foggy. But our training also taught us never to ignore the evidence, no matter how much it violated our expectations.
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