Holiday Reading::Published platforms : Manuel L. Quezon III: The Daily Dose

Published platforms December 23, 2009 by mlq3 Filed under Daily Dose Leave a comment See my previous entries, Platforms and Platform time begins November 30. In chronological order, the platforms thus far, are the following. via Published platforms : Manuel L. Quezon III: The Daily Dose. Manolo Quezon is a gem. He has compiled all […]

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rePost::Free Will and Ethics : The Frontal Cortex

At the very least, free will is a useful illusion, leading us to be more prosocial and ethical. Because even if we are just “a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules,” we’re a vast assembly that feels like so much more. William James, as usual, said it best: “My first act of […]

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Charter for Compassion (post 2)

from http://charterforcompassion.org/ A call to bring the world together… The principle of compassion lies at the heart of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions, calling us always to treat all others as we wish to be treated ourselves. Compassion impels us to work tirelessly to alleviate the suffering of our fellow creatures, to dethrone ourselves […]

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rePost:Fashionably Skeptical:Seth’s Blog: Poisoning the well

Image via Wikipedia I couldn’t agree more.  People are just so fucking annoyed with two bit, multi faced interactions that it is personally dragging to interact with people. I remember this scene from “The Office” probably season4. Where Kelly kapoor and Darryl from the warehouse fights and kelly says. “I don’t understand him who says […]

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rePost:Dying Alone:The dead man who wore pajamas – part II at Paulo Coelho’s Blog

We live in a culture of self absorption and in this world were we are ever connected to Die Alone is a great tragedy. I try to see the silver lining, I imagine that the dead man who wore pajamas was someone like miyamoto musashi, self recluse for purposes of enlightenment, but this is just […]

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