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Shane Parrish (Farnam Street)
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As the year heads toward an end, what better way to reflect than look back on the pieces that moved you.
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We can use these activities as functional definitions of the term: (a) mindfulness reminds us of what we are supposed to be doing, (b) it sees things as they really are, and (c) it sees the true nature of all phenomena.
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INTERESTING WHERE DID THIS QUOTE COME FROM? AS IT DOES NOT APPLY TO ALL HUMANS. CORRECT ME!
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Garrett Hardin explores the three filters that help us interpret reality, avoid folly, and exploit unrecognised simplicity.
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Interesting blog.
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“Even the skeptical historian develops a humble respect for religion, since he sees it functioning, and seemingly indispensable, in every land and age.” 
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I was fascinated most by +Steven Pinker - cognitive scientist  discussion of what an elite education should entail. This tells you a lot about his mind
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Perhaps not fair, but I wonder how Eurocentric his "10,000 years of human culture, hundreds of years of modern civilization" would be.
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The biologist E.O. Wilson has written a great little book on what being a scientist really means, and what the process is really like. 
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The single most important question Peter Thiel asks when he interviews someone. This article includes the most common answers as well as Thiel's.
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