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On laughter | Anthony McCarten | TEDxMünchen

Born in New Zealand, London-living Anthony McCarten is an award winning film-maker, novelist and playwright. As a film maker he has written five feature films and has directed two himself. All were screened internationally. Theory of Everything, his latest screenplay, … Continue reading

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How to recognize a dystopia – Alex Gendler

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-reco… The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Alex Gendler explains how dystopias act as … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking’s last words to the humanity.

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The philosophy of Stoicism – Massimo Pigliucci

What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the … Continue reading

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What Is Reality?

QGR say: “What if the very fabric of space and time was a code, or a language? A team of physicists and mathematicians with Los Angeles based Quantum Gravity Research are developing a first-principles unified quantum gravity theory they call … Continue reading

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The emergence of universal consciousness: Brendan Hughes at TEDxPretoria

It was Aristotle who first argued that the whole is something greater than the sum of its parts. More recently, quantum physicists have argued for the existence of a unified field in which all particles and forces exist. This short … Continue reading

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Esu is Not the Devil: How a Yoruba Deity Got Rebranded

African traditional religions are widely misundertood—none more so than the Yoruba pantheon. Source: Esu is Not the Devil: How a Yoruba Deity Got Rebranded

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Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? – Maryam Alimardani

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Einstein — Bexy

‘We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.’ ~ Albert Einstein via Einstein — Bexy

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A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

  A charming exercise in metaphorical thinking and symbolic representation. Source: A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

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