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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

There is no one, no time or space, no causality or agency, no life or death, no purpose or meaning. Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

In our courses we don't start whatsapp groups, unless the participants take the initiative and have a clear purpose for the group. I found a study looking at the influence of our smartphone use for work purposes and its influence on stress and burnout.

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How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

Hearing follows a bit later, so that the infant will immediately be able to recognize voices as mother, friend or stranger, not as words, but as tones — safe or dangerous, reassuring or alarming — and react accordingly.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

And since there is (really) no time and no thing, it’s only an appearance anyway, without meaning or purpose. But the success rate is apparently abysmal, and it often doesn’t last. And I enjoy the company of friends. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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