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Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Rory Sutherland TED “Waiting seven minutes for a train with a countdown clock is less frustrating and irritating than waiting four minutes, knuckle-biting, going ‘When’s this train going to arrive?’” (Rory Sutherland) The circumstances of our lives may matter less … Continue reading

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Why Europe is not yet ‘A Culture of Peace’

Richard Falk MWC News It is undoubtedly true that the greatest unacknowledged achievement of the European Union (EU) is to establish ‘a culture of peace’ within its regional enclosure for the 68 years since 1944. This has meant not only … Continue reading

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Vaccine Exemptions: Do They Really Put Others at Risk?

Alan Phillips GreenMedInfo Parents who exercise a vaccine exemption for their children are often ridiculed for putting their own children and others at risk. However, legally and medically, unvaccinated children do not pose a significant health risk to themselves or … Continue reading

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Greg Smith’s Resignation: Are Wall Street Traders Psychopathic?

Maia Szalavitz Time When a Goldman Sachs executive director, Greg Smith, resigned on Wednesday, he left in his wake a scathing op-ed in the New York Times excoriating the firm for its greedy values. The op-ed shook Goldman “like a … Continue reading

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The future of plant science – a technology perspective

Wolf Frommer EurekAlert Washington, D.C. — Plant science is key to addressing the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century, according to Carnegie’s David Ehrhardt and Wolf Frommer. In a Perspective published in The Plant Cell, the two researchers … Continue reading

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Q&A: Contribution to longevity

Question: Discuss longevity and what contributions have been made to understanding it  and the aging process. Answer:  According to Chopra (1993), flow of intelligence is in every part of nature including our bodies. This intelligence keeps us alive and as … Continue reading

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UK Minister says website blocking proposals “imminent”

Monica Horten IPtegrity The British government is about to unveil proposals to block the Internet for copyright enforcement purposes. The confirmation came in a Parliamentary debate yesterday on Intellectual Property, in which pro-copyright MPs had a little ‘chit-chat’ about the … Continue reading

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Top Environmental Strategists Discuss Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing in New Bloomberg BNA Webinar

PRNewswire In the wake of recent earthquakes in unexpected, remote areas such as Ohio, the already controversial topic of “fracking” is heating up as new concerns percolate over potential environmental and public health impacts. Bringing together a panel of hydraulic … Continue reading

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Leadership and the rise of the corporate psychopath: What can business schools do about the ‘snakes inside’?

Source: e-Journal of Social & Behavioural Research in Business Abstract Purpose: Leadership styles are reviewed and reassessed given recent research that links destructive leadership behaviours exhibited by unscrupulous executives with traits commonly identified as indicators of corporate psychopathy. Method/approach: A … Continue reading

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