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Intro to TED talks: Haas&Hahn: How painting can transform communities

TED talks are basically people who are the best or highly valued in their field of study,  teaching the rest of us what they know based on research and experience. I can't emphasize enough what an amazing resource this is for anyone who wants to learn about nearly anything. Haas&Hahn: How painting can transform communities… Continue reading Intro to TED talks: Haas&Hahn: How painting can transform communities

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A must watch: Is the man who is tall happy??

A great interview by Michel Gondry (French film director) with Noam Chomsky (modern philosopher and political activist) .  This film has both great intellectual back and forth combined with an artistic take on the illustration of words in live action. Found on Netflix Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? Official Trailer (HD) Documentary, Michel… Continue reading A must watch: Is the man who is tall happy??

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The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long | Brain Pickings

Your first look into brain pickings. I should not have to post anymore articles from this woman and her website. Although I certainly will, her interpretations and analysis of literature are unmatched by anyone her age. Maria Papova is a reader you should look up to. Remember it's not what you take in but what… Continue reading The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long | Brain Pickings