Having just read the introduction of "The Handmaid's Tale", one paragraph really stuck out to me. "Having been born in 1939 and come to consciousness during World War II, I knew that established orders could vanish overnight. Change could also be as fast as lighting. It can't happen here could not be depended on: anything could happen anywhere, given the circumstances." #books #quotes #fiction #dystopias #novels
How I Got Off Of A Red Bull Addiction #redbull #motivation #addiction
I started reading Angela Duckworth's amazing book called "Grit" yesterday. Talking of high achievers, here is how she defines 'grit'. "In sum, no matter the domain, the highly successful had a kind of ferocious determination that played out in two ways. First, these exemplars were unusually resilient and hardworking. Second, they knew in a very, very deep way what it was what they wanted. They not only had determination, they had direction. ...
Terminally-ill scientist is about to 'transform' into world's first full cyborg #cyborgs #science
We Just Got More Evidence That Great Apes Possess 'Theory of Mind' #theoryofmind #research #animalpsychology #psychology
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