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I couldn’t let this moment in history go by without some comment. So let Barack Obama make the comment himself. Here be his speech… Good luck and do good.

An important moment

I couldn’t let this moment in history go by without some comment. So let Barack Obama make the comment himself. Here be his speech… Good luck and do good.

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And I have been meaning to put something up here too about what Po Bronson says about sleep and young people. Here are a few quotes from his article. Check it out further at this site if you would like to read the whole thing. ‘It has been documented in a handful of major studies

Sleep and the young

And I have been meaning to put something up here too about what Po Bronson says about sleep and young people. Here are a few quotes from his article. Check it out further at this site if you would like to read the whole thing. ‘It has been documented in a handful of major studies

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I’ve been meaning to put something up here about this for a while. Here are a couple of quotes from the Po Bronson article about children and telling lies… “Many parenting Websites and books advise parents to just let lies go they’ll grow out of it. The truth, according to Talwar, is that kids grow

Telling lies

I’ve been meaning to put something up here about this for a while. Here are a couple of quotes from the Po Bronson article about children and telling lies… “Many parenting Websites and books advise parents to just let lies go they’ll grow out of it. The truth, according to Talwar, is that kids grow

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I was discussing the middle east nightmare with a friend the other day and subsequently she sent me this email. ‘Wherever I Go, I Hear The Same Tired Middle East Comparisons by Robert Fisk http://www.commondreams.org/view/2009/01/10-10 Robert Fisk is pretty reputable I thought, and yet the argument here simply seems to lack logic, any real depth

What is a good argument?

I was discussing the middle east nightmare with a friend the other day and subsequently she sent me this email. ‘Wherever I Go, I Hear The Same Tired Middle East Comparisons by Robert Fisk http://www.commondreams.org/view/2009/01/10-10 Robert Fisk is pretty reputable I thought, and yet the argument here simply seems to lack logic, any real depth

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Jonathan Haidt suggests that humans have a Moral Foundation…set within us from birth, and that there are five areas of this foundation: 1. Harm/Care 2. Fairness/Reciprocity 3. Ingroup/Loyalty 4. Authority/Respect 5. Purity/Sanctity Interesting stuff! The video below gives you more info.

Morality

Jonathan Haidt suggests that humans have a Moral Foundation…set within us from birth, and that there are five areas of this foundation: 1. Harm/Care 2. Fairness/Reciprocity 3. Ingroup/Loyalty 4. Authority/Respect 5. Purity/Sanctity Interesting stuff! The video below gives you more info.

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Big oops …big sorry! The Animoto vid that I posted before christmas turned out to be the ad for the Animoto site. Sorry bout that! As much as I like A’moto…I had intended to post something a bit more personal and meaningful about the camp…so here is the whole post again…. THE CAMP….around 50 people

The camp…really!

Big oops …big sorry! The Animoto vid that I posted before christmas turned out to be the ad for the Animoto site. Sorry bout that! As much as I like A’moto…I had intended to post something a bit more personal and meaningful about the camp…so here is the whole post again…. THE CAMP….around 50 people

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Clive Hamilton (2008. P4) in “The freedom paradox. Towards a post-secular ethics.” asks: “If the barriers to flourishing of our potential have been removed but we fail to flourish, depression would seem a natural response. Moreover, the liberation movements have ceded to us unprecedented moral confusion. The ‘ethic of consent’ that replaced the strictures of

Our lives: pleasant, good or meaningful?

Clive Hamilton (2008. P4) in “The freedom paradox. Towards a post-secular ethics.” asks: “If the barriers to flourishing of our potential have been removed but we fail to flourish, depression would seem a natural response. Moreover, the liberation movements have ceded to us unprecedented moral confusion. The ‘ethic of consent’ that replaced the strictures of

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Yeah I know…there is so much wrong with our world…the financial thing, the hole-in-the-sky thing, the ‘it’s-all-warming-up’ thing…the consumer thing… and it’s all true and we need to be active…and as well, you know… I love chrissie and I have met some wonderful people this year and had some good times… and I would like

Yes! It’s christmas!

Yeah I know…there is so much wrong with our world…the financial thing, the hole-in-the-sky thing, the ‘it’s-all-warming-up’ thing…the consumer thing… and it’s all true and we need to be active…and as well, you know… I love chrissie and I have met some wonderful people this year and had some good times… and I would like

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I don’t know if I am scared by this or excited by it. Again from the prolific Wes Fryer. ‘Telecommunications convergence is a topic with which I’ve grown increasingly familiar over the past few years, and I address frequently in blog posts, workshops, and conference keynote presentations. Convergence has BIG implications for learning. As digital

It’s a new world

I don’t know if I am scared by this or excited by it. Again from the prolific Wes Fryer. ‘Telecommunications convergence is a topic with which I’ve grown increasingly familiar over the past few years, and I address frequently in blog posts, workshops, and conference keynote presentations. Convergence has BIG implications for learning. As digital

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These are a couple more of the things that have caught my attention lately. This comment from a former governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia questioning the morality of high financial rewards for company CEO’s? From Ian MacFarlane, ex-governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald 4th December. “Increasing leverage is

More interesting comments

These are a couple more of the things that have caught my attention lately. This comment from a former governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia questioning the morality of high financial rewards for company CEO’s? From Ian MacFarlane, ex-governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald 4th December. “Increasing leverage is

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