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Posted on 22 January 2018 | 3:43 am
10 important unspoken rules in life -
TechJuice10 important unspoken rules in lifeTechJuiceBertrand Russell. Even if you have the most positive attitude in the world, you will achieve very little of your goals if you are not persistent. Depression, self-doubt, low self-esteem etc can break our persistence. A good thing is that you can fix it ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 1:01 am
Can we really make Singapore students
TODAYonlineCan we really make Singapore students imaginative and inquisitive?TODAYonlineIn an essay on education and social reforms, Bertrand Russell wrote: “Education is, as a rule, the strongest force on the side of what exists and against fundamental change: threatened institutions, while they are still powerful, possess themselves of ...and more »
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 1:09 am
Automation, robots and the 'end of work'
The University of Manchester (press release)Automation, robots and the 'end of work' mythThe University of Manchester (press release)Can you imagine travelling to work in a robotic “Jonnycab” like the one predicted in the cult Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Total Recall? The image from 1990 is based on science fiction, but Mercedes Benz does have a semi-autonomous Driver Pilot system ...and more »
Posted on 17 January 2018 | 4:58 am
End first-use of nuclear weapons - The
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesEnd first-use of nuclear weaponsThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesAnd we should put that belief into practice by making it the policy of the United States to refrain from the first-use of nuclear weapons, as proposed in House Resolution 669. Bertrand Russell said in a 1954 address on the peril of nuclear weapons ...
Posted on 16 January 2018 | 5:49 am
A Harvard professor had the perfect response
Here’s his answer: My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:41 am
Premature Eradication: How the Media Kills
Philosopher Bertrand Russell contended with more sinister behavior. In 1920, after surviving a nasty bout of pneumonia while in China, Japanese correspondents pestered Russell’s future wife, Dora Black, with requests to interview the convalescing ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
How can I minimize my chances of having a
My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one inspired by love and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others
If we all thought alike the human race would have died out long ago. As Bertrand Russell wrote, "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." We thrive when we get along with others, and think and act ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:26 am
Phish Comes to Watkins Glen
But unfortunately, they usually do. As Bertrand Russell writes in The Problems of Philosophy, “In daily life, we assume as certain many things which, on a closer scrutiny, are found to be so full of apparent contradictions that only a great amount of ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:45 pm