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Diogenes of Synope

3 Steps to Re-imagining Everything: A Story About Ancient Wisdom + Data!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

I love the meaning of things. The moment when the supernova cloud of confusion lifts to reveal a clear cohesive flow of 'aha' moments -- clarity of vision.

Pattern Interruption Hall of Fame: Zach Galifianakis

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

By living life in contradiction, by embodying the contradiction, Galifianakis seems to be promoting a dialectically nuanced view of reality, which is an invaluable counterweight to the mindset of oversimplification.

Why Can't Poor Tim Geithner Staff Up At Treasury? A Scandal That Calls For Diogenes?

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Why, after all this time, in this moment of desperate urgency, can't poor Tim fill senior positions at the Treasury Department?

Joaquin the Koan

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

The Fall-Winter of 2008-2009 in American history will be remembered for three things: who won the presidential election, who won the Super Bowl and... what the hell is going on with Joaquin Phoenix?!