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'Sherlock': Brainy Modernity's Last Bow

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

In the hands of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has reappeared, but this time as a manipulative intellectual lacking in empathy or warm feelings.

Pole Vaulting and Spiritual Knowing

Anthony Strano | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Anthony Strano

One aim of meditation is to develop inner strength through attention to practice. Practice is to observe and to take the opportunity to transform knowledge into an experience that helps us in our daily life.

Why Do So Many Writers Use Words That Might Be Difficult for Some Readers?

Quora | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Laura Copeland, a curious person Say you're hosting a dinner party.Moments before your ...

How Spiritual Practices Can Redirect Negative Feelings

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 05.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Pull back your attention from the object of the senses to the senses, and then to the source of mind. This journey within will you give you the strength and endurance to go through all the ups and downs of life.

Intellectual Diplomacy: Deflating a Buzz Word

John Brown | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
John Brown

"Strategic intellectual competitiveness?" What does that jaw-breaker have to do with the pleasures of the mind -- or, indeed, with our new supposedly collaborative, interconnected new world of the 21st century?

Study: Brain Games Don't Make You Smarter

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — People playing computer games to train their brains might as well be playing Super Mario, new research suggests. In a six-week study, ...

True Success in Times of Change

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Morris

The wisest people who have ever thought about positive achievement have left us bits and pieces of powerful advice for attaining true success in anything we do.