The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Nov 11, 2020
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Jackie - his real name - was born in Algeria on 15 July 1930. Some consider him as one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century.
Part of thinking like Derrida is taking the things we take most for granted, such as our identity and language, and looking for assumptions, contradictions, and absences.
A lower idea-flow is this sense that you don't have as many ideas as you used to. Reading more encourages ideas to flow.
You can't create time, you can only re-allocate it. To find the time for improving your idea-flow means that you have to find ways to cut back on other things.
When it comes to setting strategy, there are benefits to both popular and loner strategies.
Contrary to popular belief, daydreaming is actually an evolutionary trait specific to human beings which harnesses our creative power and enables us to function in an effective manner.
Research shows that a creative distraction like daydreams loosens us form our never-ending stream of thoughts and provides possible solutions to our problems, while enhancing our sense of identity.
Culture refers to the practices of exchanging information across generations and peers by means that are not genetic. It includes behavior and symbolic systems.
The way we use the term is a recent invention. Before the 1800s, culture typically referred to the educational process a person had undergone.