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“Men are not piano keys” Jordan Peterson on Dostoevsky’s Notes From Underground

Dostoevsky Dostoevsky was a big influence on Nietzsche, and it’s very interesting to read them in parallel because (Nietzsche) Dostoevsky is of course a dramatist and Nietzsche is a philosopher, and it’s almost as if Dostoyevsky wrote the drama and Nietzsche provided the philosophical commentary. They’re very very powerful to
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How To Know Yourself

Many of us are wandering the earth, accomplished in many ways, capable of fulfillment at points, but with a fundamental wound that stops us from becoming who we might be: we don’t quite know who we are.It isn’t, of course, that we can’t remember the basics of our biographies. We’re
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POLITICAL THEORY – John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes was a political economist of extraordinary optimism and vision who believed that governments have it in their power to solve some of the greatest ills of capitalism. Keynes refused either to believe in communism, or in the utter wisdom of the unfettered free market. Instead, he occupied
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Why We Should Not Watch Quite so Much News

We know that we must, to lay claim to any respectability or competence, keep up with the news. That’s why we’ve ringed the earth with satellites, crisscrossed it with fiber optic cables, and created networks of bureaus that inform us with maniacal urgency of pretty much any event to have
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Why you feel what you feel | Alan Watkins | TEDxOxford

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good afternoon. It’s a real pleasure to do another TED Talk. And today I’m going to talk to you about you. And share with you, hopefully, an idea that’s really made a massive difference in my life and hopefully could make a
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LITERATURE – James Joyce

James Joyce is one of the most revered writers in the English language and a central figure in the history of the novel he is still hugely important to us because of his devotion to some crucial themes the idea of the grandeur of Ordinary Life his determination to portray
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How to Get Attention Without Attention-seeking

One of the most obvious but in practice very hardest things to ask a partner, even one we name in our will and whose life is entirely entwined with ours, is: ‘Do you still love me?’ There would be so many reasons why they might not do so anymore: we
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PHILOSOPHY – Aristotle

Aristotle was born around 384 BC in the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia where his father was the royal doctor. He grew up to be arguably the most influential philosopher ever, with modest nicknames like ‘the master’ and simply ‘the philosopher’. His first big job was tutoring Alexander the Great
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Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you is this: that you change your posture for two minutes. But before I give it away, I want to ask you to right now do
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