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Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion

Jordan Brady Loewen | Posted 01.18.2017 | Home
Jordan Brady Loewen

Theory, when done correctly, is a practice of intellectual humility. A theory is an attempt to explain and understand the world as it is experienced by human beings in our limited earthly capacities.

5 Realistic New Year's Resolutions

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home
Paola K Amaras

So, without further ado, here are my realistic resolutions for 2016.

OMG I'm So Bored: Why Millennials Must Learn to Sit Alone in a Room

Jess Carson | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Jess Carson

Few articles have evoked a visceral reaction on par with my response to The Atlantic's piece, "Dorms for Grownups: A Solution for Lonely Millennials." I all but threw my hands up in an existential fit.

The Task of the Modern Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Home
Jane Simon, M.D.

The "good enough" psychotherapist adapts theories to relate and collaborate with clients to support their growth and help examine obstacles that interfere with their constructive goals.

The 6 Roots of a Grounded Leader

Bob Rosen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Home
Bob Rosen

Only grounded leaders are truly up to the task of meeting today's wide-ranging challenges. They inspire people to do good work, not just work hard. Most importantly, they possess the invaluable ability to unite people around visions both grand and sustainable.

Bob Dylan's Not Dead Yet (But He's Gettin' There)

Sarah Flanagan | Posted 09.29.2013 | Home
Sarah Flanagan

On September 11, 2012, Dylan released his 35th studio album, "Tempest." Unlike his work from the '60s and '70s, Dylan does not unleash his scathing wit on rivals, old lovers or enemies here. "Tempest" is a conversation with death.

Book Review of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 09.28.2013 | Home
Alvaro Fernandez

Just a couple of weeks ago I had a discussion with several psychologists and neurologists who seemed to share the opinion that "brain fitness" is a me...

Is Your Child Ungifted?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Home
Scott Barry Kaufman

When Jay Leno asked Steve Carell how his kids were doing, he didn't seem too concerned: "I hate it when people talk about kids on talk shows. I hate ...

Racecar Driver, Stanford Student... Survivor Contestant?

Julia Landauer | Posted 03.14.2013 | Home
Julia Landauer

Yes! Ladies and gents, this young lady is battling the elements, outwitting the competition, and taking on the challenges in this season of Survivor.

Female Science Gurus Become Mentors For Undergrad Girls

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Women in Technology Sharing Online (WitsOn) is a new six-week pilot program that will connect undergraduate students with prominent fem...

Back to School: Aspiring to Be a Well-Rounded Thinker

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Nick Kolakowski

We all inevitably focus on what interests us or what proves the most lucrative. But keeping an open mind to new things often leads to greater variety in life. If nothing else, those who dabble in many subjects rarely find themselves bored, a fate worse than death for many intellectuals.

Will The Next Joe Murphy Please Stand Up

Richard Greenwald | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Richard Greenwald

In 1987, when Russell Jacoby published The Last Intellectuals, there was a collective recognition that for better or worse intellectuals and universities became increasingly entwined during the 20th century.

Is the Teaching Profession Dead?

Shaun Johnson | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Shaun Johnson

In case you haven't noticed, teachers as a whole are not taken very seriously these days. Teaching as a respected profession has been on life support for quite some time.

Franketienne: Haiti's First Nobel Laureate - Hopefully

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

As a cultural area studies graduate, seldom do I feel over my head culturally. Standing in the home of possibly the next Nobel Prize recipient for Li...

A Candid Conversation With Outsell's David Curle

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ramon Nuez

From what I gathered during our interview, the law firm industry is making a fundamental shift. They are modernizing the shop, using social media to engage communities and demonstrate their legal expertise.

Is Your Professor an Islamophobe?

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

Satoshi Kanazawa is just one in a growing number of academics using their intellectual identity to promote intolerance and xenophobia against Islam and Muslims.

Are You Intelligent Or Just Intellectual?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Home
Russell Bishop

Indeed, many of the negativists of the world seem to engage in an insidious game, using their intellect, but not their intelligence, to argue against the potential for positive focus or improvement.

The Left isn't Leaving Obama -- Yet

Rupert Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rupert Russell

Pundits have criticized last week's announcements on the new bank bailout and Afghanistan. Yet, a crack up of the Democratic coalition or fracturing of the progressive movement it is not.

Check Your Mathimatical Skills: Play the Game! | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The game resembles a normal tetris, with the only difference being that in order for a blocks combination disappeared it is necessary that the sum of digits on blocks be equival to a certain constant. With the mouse, drop tiles in the grid. Try to make adjacent tiles (columns or rows) add up to the required value. Use power-ups to assist in your progress.

Find a Harmony | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You know why the Japanese are using traditional rock garden to relax? This is very simple - in order to free their mind from the clutter of life and to concentrate on the rest, to achieve harmony with the world looking at the smooth and harmonious closed circles and lines in the sand. This game offers you a very short time to set aside the problems and try to find harmony.

Sarah Palin's Conversation with Henry Kissinger

Alexis C. Jolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alexis C. Jolly

Although Sarah Palin's September 23 conversation with Henry Kissinger was off-limits to reporters, the Huffington Post gained exclusive access to a microphone hidden in Dr. Kissinger's office.

I Want A VP Who Is Smarter Than Me

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

I don't want someone who believes their biggest asset is that they know what it's like to shop at WalMart and take their kids to hockey practice in a mini-van. How will that help in negotiations and diplomatic missions with other heads of state?