“Being too self-centred can give rise to anxiety and depression. An effective antidote is to cultivate a sense of altruism, taking the whole of humanity into account.” - The Dalai Lama
Share of wealth held by 35 year-olds of different generations has declined strikingly.
He tells them every single day not to trust anyone, not to believe in the healing power of love and redemption and peace.
Zen and believing // ‘She didn’t hang my picture.’
Still working to boot and reboot a bunch of habits; but it was a productive month.
I’ve recently discovered the L-R system of language learning and have been setting up to learn it. The idea is that you begin with long texts - novels, for example - in your target language (L2) and follow a systematic approach to reading and listening. L-R system in a nutshell Here are the steps: Read the text in L1 (your native language) and become familiar with it.1 Listen to the recording and simultaneously read the text in L2.
Political candidates - minimum requirements
When the following wind of privilege is misread as merit, then the inequalities that result are legitimized.
Books and podcasts that I’ve been cogitating about.
This is an interesting study nicely summarized in The Bulletproof Musician. Learners exposed to two different study methods - blocked vs interleaved practice - preferred the blocked practice method, a learning method known to be less effective. Rather than attribute it to laziness, the authors of the study hypothesized that learner’s simply don’t know what method of practice (study) is more effective so that interpret the more difficult method (interleaved) as being harder.