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Pay it forward

The expression “pay it forward” is used to describe the concept of asking the beneficiary of a good deed to repay it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her 1916 book In the Garden of Delight. Continue reading

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Climate Change Info

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vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to … Continue reading

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Morality

Moral foundations theory is a social psychological theory intended to explain the origins of and variation in human moral reasoning on the basis of innate, modular foundations. At present, the theory proposes six such foundations: Care, Fairness, Liberty, Loyalty, Authority, … Continue reading

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cyborgs

  Miguel Nicolelis showing how a clever monkey in the US learned to control a robot arm in Japan

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Hans Rosling

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Conformity

1956 Asch- Conformity Experiment Alex Laskey: How behavioral science can lower your energy bill

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The Danger of a Single Story

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Danger of a Single Story.

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George Takei

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clean cookstoves

Published on Jul 14, 2012 Cookstoves cause poverty, disease and climate change. Ethan Kay sheds light on one of the most unreported stories about life in the developing world and discusses how to change this.

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