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Kindness as a Signifier of intelligence
Kindnessas a Signifier of intelligence
This excerpt from Governor J.B. Pritzker's commencement address at Northwestern University deeply resonates with me. As I grow older, my thoughts align increasingly with this perspective. While I recommend watching the entire speech, here's the essence of it that particularly stands out to me:The best way to spot an idiot? Look for the person…
Attention Span on the Internet Cover Image
Attention Span on the Internet
You may have noticed that it's becoming harder and harder to focus on a single task for more than a few minutes at a time. This is likely due to our constant exposure to digital distractions, our increasingly busy lives, and our tendency to multitask. In fact, a new study published in the Journal of…
Definition of Apophenia
The tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated things (such as objects or ideas). I’d suspect there was often a subconscious—or conscious—motivated reason tied to it.Apophenia is often used in a psychological or sociological context (e.g., conspiracy theories, etc.), but we all experience some version of it in our day to…
The North Face Kaban Backpack

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