Tag Archives: Wisdom

Quote: Lobaczewski on child bearing

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What Child Prodigies and Autistic People Have in Common

Maia Shalavitz Time A study of eight child prodigies finds that they have some striking characteristics in common, most notably high levels of autistic traits and an overrepresentation of autism in their close family members. Child prodigies evoke awe, wonder … Continue reading

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The Righteous Road to Ruin

Chris Hedges truthdig.com “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion” A book by Jonathan Haidt. Jonathan Haidt’s book “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion” trumpets yet another grand theory … Continue reading

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Hubris: The Psychological and Spiritual Roots of a Universal Affliction

Michael DeWilde ceibs.edu Introduction The topic of hubris in business and among businesspersons has been taken up in earnest at least since Richard Roll’s celebrated article laying out the argument for a hubris hypothesis in 1986. In the twenty-five years … Continue reading

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Received wisdom

Philip Hunter Prospect Magazine Intelligence quotients (IQs) have risen in developed nations for almost a century. This phenomenon, named the “Flynn effect” after the New Zealand intelligence researcher James Flynn, was first identified in 1984 in the United States. It … Continue reading

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The Ancient “Doctrine of Signatures” Suppressed By The Establishment

Source: Richard Cassaro The Doctrine of Signatures is profound ancient wisdom that is purposely being suppressed. It states that every fruit and vegetable has a certain pattern that resembles a body organ, and that this pattern acts as a signal … Continue reading

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Rainforest Remedy May Tackle Toothache

Sten Stovall Wall Street Journal LONDON—An anesthetic gel made from a plant found in the Peruvian rainforest could revolutionize dental treatment, researchers from the University of Cambridge said Wednesday. Indigenous tribes in Peru discovered the pain-killing properties of the Acmella … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard’s rise marks the triumph of machine politics over feminism

John Pilger John Pilger In 1963, a senior Australian government official, A.R. Taysom, deliberated on the wisdom of deploying women as trade representatives. “Such an appointee would not stay young and attractive forever [because] a spinster lady can, and very … Continue reading

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Study: A powerful member of congress can have a negative effect on a state’s economy

Kevin Stacey EurekAlert CHICAGO — Having a powerful member of congress could have unintended consequences for a state’s economy, according to a study published today (February 28, 2012) in the Journal of Political Economy. Researchers from Harvard Business School found … Continue reading

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Confucius – Words of Wisdom

Youtube In an age of intrigue and vice, he was a voice of morality and virtue. Twenty-five hundred years after his death, he is revered as one of the greatest teachers in history, even credited as galvanizing East Asia’s current … Continue reading

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