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Prayer in Distress

heal me father, for i suffer
i am in sore distress
lay your cooling touch
upon my troubled brow
bestow peace unsurpassing
upon the turmoil of my heart
— 4/10/10 – 143

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Outside Myself

i stepped outside myself
and a facade lifted for a moment
as though i was someone else
as though i was a compartment
in my own mind.
— 1/20/10 – 54

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How your friends’ friends can affect your mood – life – 30 December 2008 – New Scientist it is becoming clear that a whole range of phenomena are transmitted through networks of friends in ways…

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Warning – Habits May Be Good for You – NYTimes.com How advertising learned to make things appealing, and how our actions are cued by habits.

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Tighten Your Belt, Strengthen Your Mind – New York Times “The brain has a limited capacity for self-regulation, so exerting willpower in one area often leads to backsliding in others. The good news, however, is…

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The Case Against Adolescence by Robert Epstein (kottke.org)
"Efficient capitalist production and rising wage rates lead to an increased sorting by age and the moral education of teens takes a hit."

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ScienceDaily: ‘He Looks Like A ‘Bob” Is True I’ve always thought that words and names have shape and texture, such that they need to fit the object they represent.

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Jeremy Dean | PsyBlog | Psychology Blog: Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted n reality, people frequently don’t know what they want and psychology has proved it. That’s why career planning, or at the very…

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Speaking Alters Your Perceptions

Telling someone something, in some way alters the nature of the thing being told. This is especially true of personal hopes and dreams.

Partially, the telling alters the fact by the way the person…

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ireneQ – unravelled: Busy affirming “… when there is a misunderstanding or miscommunication, or somebody does something to hurt or upset me or otherwise get on my nerves, I often see the other person’s side…

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The New Yorker: HERE’S WHY – A sociologist offers an anatomy of explanations. by MALCOLM GLADWELL “In “Why?” (Princeton; $24.95), the Columbia University scholar Charles Tilly sets out to make sense of our reasons for…

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The Language of Thought Hypothesis Also regarding how language and thought are related.

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Mental Imagery The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on Mental Imagery, which I would like to read later

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Creating Passionate Users: Brain death by dull cubicle You always knew that dull, boring cubicles could suck the joy out of work, but now there’s evidence that they can change your brain. Not mentally or…

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Thackery on Hatred and Consistency

In describing the character and motivations of one Mr. Osborne toward a certain Mr. Sedley:One of the great conditions of anger and hatred is, that you must tell and believe lies against the hated object,…

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