Spiritual Hope: Trusting Your Awakening Heart, with Tara Brach

Spiritual Hope: Trusting Your Awakening Heart, with Tara Brach

[flute] Namaste and welcome. I’d like to begin with a story – it’s a classic story that I’ve heard from many, many different traditions – but the common theme is that there is a monastery that has fallen on hard times and there are mostly elderly monks and they are kind of caught in their […]

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What this community pulled off for their favorite server is totally awesome!

What this community pulled off for their favorite server is totally awesome!

[Siren] Officer: I’m so sorry Colleen this is not the way I wanted your Wednesday to go. [Cheering] Brent: At Dude. be nice we’re all about doing nice things for awesome people so Red Robin called us and said: Hey, we got a lot of awesome people that work for us in particular, there’s this […]

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Les Cultures du Sourire | Magdalena RYCHLOWSKA | TEDxClermont

Les Cultures du Sourire | Magdalena RYCHLOWSKA | TEDxClermont

Translator: Samantha Stark Reviewer: Roxana Sanchez Whenever anyone asks me what I do, I often say that I work on facial expressions. Well, that’s the official story. I actually work on smiles. This work has lasted for 8 years already. Can you hear my accent? I am Polish. I can tell you that smiling is […]

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The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

Reviewer: Leonardo Silva On the morning of May 25, 2011, I attempted suicide by tying a rope into a hangman’s noose, putting it around my neck, and then jumping from a log much like the one you see in this photo. Obviously, something went wrong, and I survived. Later someone told me I was lucky, […]

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Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

I am Tan Hwee Hoon, I’m an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Human Resource Management at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University. My area of research is trust in the workplace, and I’m very interested in why people trust, how people trust, and what the implications are for organisations […]

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Do You Have A Cultural Paradigm? | Bob Proctor

Do You Have A Cultural Paradigm?  | Bob Proctor

– Hello there and welcome. This is Bob Proctor. I want to talk to you for a moment about cultural paradigms. That’s what culture is, is a paradigm. Every country has a culture. Every company has a culture. Schools have a culture, and your family has a culture. And so do you. Your personal culture […]

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Cultural Mining

Cultural Mining

Cultural mining describes the process by which the most valuable parts of culture by which we understand the arts, humanities and philosophy are recovered and made useful for our own times. In cultural mining the pratical sides of culture are carefully extracted, cleaned, blasted and remolded and then used to manufacture the mental tools that […]

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Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ You probably don’t realize that right now, you’re actually looking at something quite rare. Because I am a millennial computer scientist book author standing on a TEDx stage, and yet, I’ve never had a social media account. How this happened was actually somewhat random. Social media first […]

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LITERATURE: Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a great chech writer who has come to own a part of the human emotional spectrum, which we can now call the Kafkaesque and which thanks to him we are able better to recognize and to gain a measure of perspective over and relief from. Kafka’s world isn’t pleasant. It feels in […]

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LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is the father of American literature. In a series of strikingly original essays, written in the mid-nineteenth century, he fundamentally changed the way that America saw its cultural and artistic possibilities, and he enabled a separation from transatlantic literary traditions. “We have listened too long…”, he wrote, “…to the Courtly muses of […]

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