Japanese #ghost stories dwell in the spirit of their times | Aeon Essays ~ https://t.co/Ztpu3qvKer In #Japan, #ghoststories are not to be scoffed at, but provide deep insights into the fuzzy boundary between #life & #death. #afterlife #Sociology #anthropology #culture https://t.co/YsOUcbv71B



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August 18, 2018 at 11:09AM
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How reading rewires your brain for more intelligence and empathy | Big Think ~ https://t.co/3SPLW81mYL . #intelligence #empathy #altruism #prosocial #cognitive #neuroscience #psychology #Reading #books https://t.co/HdTwc7eQtz



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August 18, 2018 at 10:56AM
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August 17, 2018 at 08:43PM
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Hume the Humane | Aeon Essays ~ https://t.co/VI224JrjQK Hume believed we were nothing more or less than human: that’s why he’s the amiable, modest, generous #philosopher we need now. #hume #humancondition #humanity #philosophy #values #meaningoflife #ethics #life https://t.co/6j2WqL2qWN



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August 17, 2018 at 08:11PM
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Cruel to be kind: should you sometimes be bad for another’s good? | Aeon Ideas ~ https://t.co/RraBxOlfuZ I’ve long considered this to be one of the most important questions humans should be contemplating. . #toughlove #empathy #empath #altruism #prosocial #counseling #Therapist https://t.co/XK5AQYCwya



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August 17, 2018 at 08:05PM
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Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less~ https://t.co/0LdmvJGPNP Donald Hall, who died in 2018, eighty-nine years old, was a #poet & essayist w/an enormous impact on American letters. #writing #WritingLife #thegoodlife #meaningoflife #values #philosophy #Literature #poetry https://t.co/7SkWALBbCD



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August 17, 2018 at 07:54PM
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RT @FCSCreationSpir: #Mystical awareness nurtures the experience of the #sacred. Practice & commitment cultivate it. Prophetic #action is its fruit—& as all fruits do, it seeds the ground for a deeper encounter with the mystical. ~Claudia Piccardi #OrderOfTheSacredEarth https://t.co/Cr1y9BvhV8



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August 17, 2018 at 12:46PM
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RT @jhagel: There’s a never-ending opportunity to learn: We live our lives thinking about the patterns of events happening around us. In fact, there is no way to know if an explanation for a pattern is the deepest or most interesting explanation there is https://t.co/kRPG3itfAU



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