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Thinking | Teaching | Talking - August 2020


Thinking | Teaching | Talking

August 21 · Issue #11 · 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.

In the immortal words of Kurt Vonnegut : “So it goes.” The C word, that is. Some more this month to ease lock down blues.

You will surprise yourself (and other pearls of wisdom) | Daniel Alexander Jones
What would happen to Earth if humans went extinct?
P.G. Wodehouse in a pandemic: wit and perfect prose to restore the soul
How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson
If language began in the hands, why did it ever leave?
Invert, always, invert
Words we think we know, but can't pronounce: the curse of the avid reader
Our Bodies Process Medicines Best at Certain Times of Day
Not everyone needs 8 hours of sleep: new research
Dorking: the use of search engines to find very specific data
Show HN: – visual thinking, brainstorming tool
Why professors are writing crap that nobody reads
The one thing that has helped me this year: radical self-acceptance | Bidisha
When Choosing What To Believe, People Often Choose Morality Over Hard Evidence
A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Permanently Flipped Workplace
The Art of Not Thinking
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