Why We Lie →
poptech: By Dan Ariely (PopTech 2009) Over the past decade or so, my colleagues and I have taken a close look at why people cheat, using a variety of experiments and looking at a panoply of unique data sets—from insurance claims to employment histories to the treatment records of doctors and dentists. What we have found, in a nutshell: Everybody has the capacity to be dishonest, and almost...
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution...– John F. Kennedy. Today would have been his 95th birthday. READ: John F. Kennedy: 15 quotes on his birthday (via csmonitor) See also the Professor Brothers’ amazing JFK History Lesson (via climateadaptation)
“If you are eager to find the reason I became the Kvothe they tell stories...– ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to...– Ender Wiggin, Ender’s Game
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.– Mark Twain (via blua)