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Thinking | Teaching | Talking - April 2020


Thinking | Teaching | Talking

April 18 · Issue #7 · View online

A monthly curation for those of us who
• Think critically.
• Teach young minds how to think critically.
• Communicate critically assessed information to interested audiences.

It’s all COVID-19 today. There’s almost nothing I have come across that speaks of anything else. I have put together a bunch of reading that offers perspectives which are not the usual descriptions of the disease; by now, we are saturated. And, there are a handful of articles about the world outside the virus. Just remember the old saying: “This too will come to pass”. Yes, but our lives will definitely need a lot of introspection and change.

Antidotes to Fear of Death: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads Astronomer and Poet Rebecca Elson’s Stunning Cosmic Salve for Our Creaturely Tremblings of Heart
Time Has No Meaning at the North Pole
The intangible effects of walls | Alexandra Auer
Being disagreeable shown to help fight Alzheimer's disease
Thomas Piketty takes on the ideology of inequality
Talent, you’re born with. Creativity, you can grow yourself
It's hard to fool a nose
Environmentalists Look on the Bright Side of COVID-19
5 things that won’t change in the post-coronavirus economy
Thinking like a Buddhist about coronavirus can calm the mind and help us focus
The Routines That Keep Us Sane
How the 'Stockdale Paradox' Can Help You Embrace Uncertainty
Five things coronavirus can teach us about life and death
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