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First Principles: The Building Blocks of True Knowledge

First-principles thinking is one of the best ways to reverse-engineer complicated problems and unleash creative possibility.

Sometimes called “reasoning from first principles,” the idea is to break down complicated problems into basic elements and then reassemble them from the ground up. It’s one of the best ways to learn to think for yourself, unlock your creative potential, and move from linear to non-linear results.

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The Social Dilemma Transcript – Main Arguments

Using The Social Dilemma Transcript this lesson tries to understand the influences Social Media has on the community and what should we do about it. Updated March 27, 2023

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How to Make Decisions – Old

Decision MakingHow to Make Better Decisions Better Decisions come better information, and better information comes from better communication. Ultimately all decisions are information dependent. Some of your decisions will be so routine that you make them without...

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Critical Thinking

Being Critical, Not Thinking Critically Too often in practice, people equate critical thinking with merely being skeptical of whatever they hear. Or they will interpret it to mean that, when confronted with someone who says something that they disagree with,...

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New Study: 58% of Republicans say Colleges and Universities are Bad for Our Nation

The facts reported in this new study are absolutely the most important facts that have come across my desk in awhile.  The facts I'm talking about come from a new study by the Pew Research: Sharp Partisan Divisions in Views of National Institutions.  Republicans...

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Donald Trump’s petty speech to NATO was an ugly surprise even to his own team

If this is true, and I believe it is true, it is important. If you support Trump you probably don't believe this true. That it is "fake news!" Right? So there are two questions: 1) Do you believe that Trump's top national security officials were surprised he did not...

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Religious Lessons from the Handel-Ossoff Campaign

I find this post from a Christian Media Outlet to be very important. I particularly thought the following quote interesting. Political candidates have proven they are able to motive their colleagues to strategize, work, and give to accomplish their goals more than the...

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10 Ways you know you have Confidence

First things first: Confidence is not bravado, or swagger, or an overt pretense of bravery. Confidence is not some bold or brash air of self-belief directed at others. Confidence is quiet: It’s a natural expression of ability, expertise, and self-regard.  Confidence...

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Change is Always Hard!

Think about a gold wedding band.  There are three distinct phases of that gold band.  Phase 1 is the beginning of life for band, the mining and manufacturing of the band.  Phase 2 is the longest period for the band, the time it is worn.  And Phase 3 is when the band...

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10 Skills of Confident People

First things first: Confidence is not bravado, or swagger, or an overt pretense of bravery. Confidence is not some bold or brash air of self-belief directed at others. Confidence is quiet: It’s a natural expression of ability, expertise, and self-regard. 1. They take...

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JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE –

“If we examine every stage of our lives, we find that from our first breath to our last we are under the constraint of circumstances. And yet we still possess the greatest of all freedoms, the power of developing our innermost selves in harmony with the moral order of...

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