Marnix Amsterdam©: In 2017 wil ik verliefd worden. In 2017 wil ik hopeloos verliefd worden en eindelijk weer die totaal onredelijke, overdreven heerlijke golven van geluk en vrolijkheid door mijn lijf voelen stromen. Ik wil dom glimlachend naar de lucht kijken, of naar een roestende vuilnisbak, en alles mooi vinden omdat ik de wereld weer […]
Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only a s a speck of light among many others. Returning to Earth with breathtaking speed, we move inward- into the hand of the sleeping picnicker- with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA molecule in a white blood cell. POWERS OF TEN © 1977 EAMES OFFICE LLC (Available at www.eamesoffice.com)
Link: Powers of Ten™ (1977)
Jon Barnes: Monday. 8am. My phone alarm goes off. I wake up and roll over to check my phone (bad habit I know). There’s a notification on my homescreen about the upcoming decision that the country is making on immigration. I continue my morning routine, go to the kitchen, make a cafetière and read the […]
There’s an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature within us (call them “the mystic” and “the warrior”) that can be harnessed to elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a simple way to begin real dialogue — by going to lunch with someone who doesn’t agree with you, and asking them three questions to find out what’s really in their hearts.
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Link: Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch
Even after Donald Trump’s mendacious 2016 presidential campaign, the media is still grappling with how to report on the now-president-elect’s blatant falsehoods.
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Link: The Daily Show – Adapting to Donald Trump’s Lies