“Two insights about RHS” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

1)  What I learned from watching TV:  Heard this female therapist in the BBC series Sherlock say that when remembering something, it’s not just the mind that remembers, but the body as well. 2)  I was thinking about the term “straw man” while walking yesterday.  See definition below: straw man ˌstrô ˈman/ noun: straw man … Continue reading “Two insights about RHS” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

The pandemic exposes human nature: 10 evolutionary insights

Benjamin M. Seitza,1, Athena Aktipisb, David M. Bussc, Joe Alcockd, Paul Bloome, Michele Gelfandf, Sam Harrisg, Debra Liebermanh, Barbara N. Horowitzi,j, Steven Pinkerk, David Sloan Wilsonl,and Martie G. Haseltona,1 Edited by Michael S. Gazzaniga, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, and approved September 16, 2020 (received for review June 9, 2020) Insight 7: We Have … Continue reading The pandemic exposes human nature: 10 evolutionary insights

Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum (from Michael Kelly)

Below this message is a review ofm a book, from the journal Nature, about the still-unresolved double-slit experiment. By ‘unresolved’ I mean having a satisfying sense of why this happens the way it does. Although we can describe the effects of the experiments, as described in the review, as showing that quantum particles also have wave … Continue reading Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum (from Michael Kelly)

“The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think” by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Thaler

December 7, 2016 (NewYorker.com) The book “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds,” by Michael Lewis, tells the story of the psychologists Amos Tversky, left, and Daniel Kahneman, right. Photograph Courtesy Barbara Tversky In 2003, we reviewed “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’s book about Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s. The book, we noted, had become … Continue reading “The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think” by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Thaler

“Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too” by Philip Perry (bigthink.com)

Two black holes swirling around one another. LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma State (Aurore Simonnet).   June 8, 2017 Something happened 3 billion years1 ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an intense explosion and forming a solitary object 49 times as massive as our sun. The explosion formed … Continue reading “Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too” by Philip Perry (bigthink.com)

Leo Gura (Part 1) on Infinite Consciousness, God Realization, Free Will, and Love

Theories of Everything with Curt Jaimungal Sponsors: https://www.projecttranscend.com/ for Transcend. https://brilliant.org/TOE for 20% off. http://algo.com for supply chain AI.  Patreon: https://patreon.com/curtjaimungal Crypto: https://tinyurl.com/cryptoTOE PayPal: https://tinyurl.com/paypalTOE Twitter: https://twitter.com/TOEwithCurt Discord Invite: https://discord.com/invite/kBcnfNVwqs iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast… Pandora: https://pdora.co/33b9lfP Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4gL14b9… Subreddit r/TheoriesOfEverything: https://reddit.com/r/theoriesofeveryt… THANK YOU: -Jess Palmer (an old friend, who I realize more and more was right about … Continue reading Leo Gura (Part 1) on Infinite Consciousness, God Realization, Free Will, and Love

Hope is the antidote to helplessness. Here’s how to cultivate it

Singing the Italian protest song ‘Bella Ciao’ in lockdown on Liberation Day, 25 April 2021, in Bologna. Photo by Max Cavallari/Getty Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning (2017) and a doctoral student in clinical psychology. She lives in Washington, DC. Edited by Christian Jarrett 13 SEPTEMBER 2021 (psyche.co) Several decades ago, two psychologists stumbled upon … Continue reading Hope is the antidote to helplessness. Here’s how to cultivate it

Bio: Émilie du Châtelet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Émilie du Châtelet Portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour Born 17 December 1706Paris, Kingdom of France Died 10 September 1749 (aged 42)Lunéville, Kingdom of France Nationality French Known for Translation of Newton’s Principia into French, natural philosophy which combines Newtonian physics with Leibnizian metaphysics, and advocacy of Newtonian physics Spouse(s) Marquis Florent-Claude du Chastellet-Lomont​​(m. 1725)​ Partner(s) Voltaire (1733–1749) Children … Continue reading Bio: Émilie du Châtelet

The Prosperos Community Update for September 2021

 Community UpdateSeptember 2021 HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING! Upcoming ClassesWe’re getting ready for an exciting Fall series, which will include some unique offerings! Two great classes are coming up in October. Then, in November, we’ll be presenting two more very special classes that haven’t been given in years – you’ll want to reserve time to experience these treasures!To learn … Continue reading The Prosperos Community Update for September 2021

How to wait well

Instead of fuming in subjugated irritation, turn wait times into chances to connect, muse and think big about the future by Jason Farman Waiting. Positano, Italy, 1936. Photo by Herbert List/Magnum Jason Farmanis professor of American Studies and director of the Design Cultures and Creativity programme at the University of Maryland, College Park. His books include the edited … Continue reading How to wait well