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Deborah Tannen Linguistics

The Limitations of Technological Shortcuts, According to Deborah Tannen

Recently, Linguistics professor at Georgetown Deborah Tannen spoke the Aspen summit, and we found her comments interesting and relevant to current culture enough that we had to share…

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Spritual Laws, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Although dense and clunky at first, and slightly schoolteacherish in aesthetic, readers should read at least a page or two in to adapt. Spiritual Laws, from ‘Essays, First…

M.I.A. Freedom of speech

Where is freedom of speech – M.I.A.

Where is freedom of speech? and where is democracy? If it’s in this country then I want to see it. Starting with me. Cause if you’re bombing my…

japanese american names baseball

Japanese Video Game Names for American Baseball Team

How Higher Costs Help the Biggest Companies – Peter G. Klein Does any business like higher costs? Does any company like increased regulations, whether good or bad, which…

Our grandparents went to the moon

Our Grandparents Went to the Moon

How Higher Costs Help the Biggest Companies – Peter G. Klein Does any business like higher costs? Does any company like increased regulations, whether good or bad, which…

Steel-man definition

Steel-man Instead of Straw-man?

A term introduced by Peter Thiel: “In debates and political conversations our temptation is always to straw-man the other side: to find the most ridiculous thing somebody says,…

Charismatic Technology

Where is the Charismatic Technology? According to Peter Thiel

Thiel at the Economic Club of New York on March 16, 2018: “Which aspects of technology are actually charismatic? Where it’s a good story… where it’s a story…

globalization cash flow

How Globalization is Supposed to Look, According to Peter Thiel

“The way you’d expect things to be working in a healthily globalized world is that capital would flow from the slow-growing to the fast-growing economies — from the…

Granular definition

Word of the Day: Granular

Peter Thiel: “There are a lot of very granular questions that we need to be asking [about global trade and specifically US-China trade.” Granularity is a measure of…

Maria J. Stephen

Why NonViolent Resistance Works, According to Maria J. Stephan

… even against formidable violent oppression. As explained by Dr. Maria J. Stephan, Senior Advisor at U.S. Institute of Peace during CSIS’s The Future of Force panel: Reasons:…

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