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Are the voices in your head normal?
New Scientist

Are the voices in your head normal?

Hearing voices is not necessarily a sign of madness (Image: Alex Brunet/Transit/Picturetank) For Socrates, it came as a warning when he was about to make a mistake. For Sigmund Freud, it was a loved one accompanying him when he travelled alone. New Scientist, 1 week ago

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Education's new front line

Education isn't, as Socrates said, about filling vessels. It is about kindling a flame. The best school principals know that. TEACHERS AT A MORNING CIRCLE MEETING AT SYLVANIE WILLIAMS COLLEGE PREP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NEW ORLEANS. (MELANIE STETSON ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago
Washington Post

Jimmy Morales used to do blackface comedy. He's now poised to be Guatemala's president.

MEXICO CITY — As a TV comedian, Jimmy Morales has played bumbling drunks, spies, gangsters, a toga-wearing Socrates, even a blackface character with an Afro wig and a painted white mouth. Among the plots of his Guatemalan comedy bits was a cowboy ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago

Socrates knew it: the secret of disagreeing successfully

The Death of Socrates, by Jacques-Louis David (1787). The philosopher famously knew that he knew nothing, a key attitude required for constructive disagreement with your colleauges. I would argue that the decisive factor in the ultimate success or ...
 BRW3 weeks ago

Off topic: U.S. of slang, cassette factory, Taylor Swift and Socrates, puzzle time

In California, hella wins in this map that chosean official slang word for each state . I think you could characterize ouroperatingmodel as stubbornness and stupidity — and now an audio cassette factory in Missouri says it's making more ...
 SiliconValley.com1 month ago
MSN Money Canada

Athens Stock Exchange CEO: Market Reaction Is Logical

Athens Stock Exchange CEO Socrates Lazaridis discusses the drop in the Athens Stock Exchange at its open after being closed for several weeks. He speaks with Hans Nichols on Bloomberg Television's The Pulse.
 Bloomberg2 months ago Falling Greek stocks weigh on Europen markets  MSN Money Canada2 months ago Greek exchange chief says stock market normalizing after rout  Channel NewsAsia2 months ago Greece: Further Sell Off Possible  Live Trading News2 months ago

Life as a matter of death

Socrates famously declared the philosopher's life to be a preparation for death. He certainly fulfilled that maxim. As the great sage showed, for the ancients the struggle with life and death was the only game in town. Somehow though, through the ...
 ABC Online2 months ago

Paige: Broncos' C.J. Anderson is built and plays like a wrecking ball

"Dreams don't die until you decide to give up on them." Aristotle, Plato, Socrates? No, it's the driving philosophical motivation for Broncos running back C.J. Anderson. "I believe in all of that." C.J. suddenly approached me at a charity golf ...
 Denver Post2 months ago

IMF calls for Greece debt relief ahead of bailout vote

Image: A Greek flag flutters behind a statue of ancient philosopher Socrates at the the Academy of Athens. Photograph: John Kolesidis/Reuters     An International Monetary Fund study published on Tuesday showed that Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far, as fractious parties in Athens prepared to vote on a sweeping austerity package demanded by their lenders. The IMF's stark warning on Greece's debt came as Prime ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Greek market recovers, but banks hammered again  Reuters UK2 months ago Greek market recovers some poise, but banks hammered again  Reuters2 months ago Greek market divides as banks sink, other shares rise  4 Traders2 months ago

Big question from the Greece crisis: Do history and geography trump economics?

How did Greece, the country of Archimedes and Socrates and Plato and Pythagoras, come to such dire straits, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Like any Indian schoolboy, or should I say any schoolboy anywhere in the world, I was reared on a staple diet of Greek wisdom. Thus, at an early age I learnt the Pythagoras theorem (the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the other two sides of a triangle), of Archimedes leaping out of his bathtub shouting 'Eureka!' after his having solved ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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