Cartas de Unamuno, historia de España
The forgotten genocide: a worthwhile read on the ethnic cleansing of the San / Bushman, still ongoing due to the diamond industry pressure. English link at the bottom
Myths, Tolkien explains, are not fairy tales, intentional lies, or mere fabrications, but are instead powerful vehicles for revealing the world’s deepest truths.
The Stoics have a core belief that all of us have only one job on Planet Earth: to be a good human being.
Well done Portugal for being an example of successful policies against drug use
Interesting views on a new system helping push the #price of #geothermal #heatpumps down
the overall concentration of minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and iron had dropped by 8 percent on average. The ratio of carbohydrates to minerals was going up. The plants, like the algae, were becoming junk food.
es relevante citar al gran explorador y naturalista Alexander von Humboldt, tan certero en su época como en la nuestra: “La visión más peligrosa del mundo es la de aquellos que no han visto el mundo”.
Yet another reason to carefully assess the #true #value of #environmental #services for all, and eliminate #externalities
The recent president with the strongest economic record, Bill Clinton, increased the rate, while the one with the weakest economic record, George W. Bush, cut it.
Often people, especially young people, need to be part of something bigger than themselves or even their families, some immense idea to devote one’s life to. The Cold War shows what can happen when such notions get perverted for the sake of power, influence and control.
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi says the best piece of career ad
the key to wrong thinking is coming up with a seemingly bad idea to challenge the status quo, pushing ourselves to imagine new and disruptive ideas, beyond our own preconceptions. When we give ourselves permission to have bad ideas, we often come up with the best ones.
Meditation is a discipline that helps you not take them seriously and that liberates you from the tyranny of feelings. It’s a technique for taking things ranging from anxiety to remorse to actual physical pain and they’re taking a perspective on them that somewhat releases you from their grip.