How to Magically Connect with Anyone | Brian Miller (Summarized Version)

Magician’s have a unique dilemma. The magician is the only person who cannot see the magic. Because, I know how the trick works. So the magician must wholely and completely take on the point of view of the audience. Perspective taking is the ability to see the world from the point of view of another […]

“Black Swallow of Death” – First African American World War I Fighter Pilot.

The year is 1917, and the French countryside, once some of the most beautiful land in Europe, is now a ruined craterscape that resembles the moon more than the earth. Two great opposing armies face against each other in trenches that span dozens of miles in places, and between them no man’s land, where not […]

FORTNITE Moments | Getting a Revive in 50vs50

Hello! Yo my dude! Yo can I get a rez? Yo c’mon…please. I’m RIGHT here c’mon dude. C’mon! Thank you. Aw dude, thank you, good guy. Thanks dude. Awe… No no t-t-that’s fine dude, you don’t need to– You can put that down… Dude. Stop. That’s fine. Okay okay thank you thank– NoooOOOOOOOOOO! PLEEEAAAAA– Let’s […]

REVIVAL – Motivational Video

If tomorrow wasn’t promised, what would you give for today? Forget everything else. Forget that there was any sunlight left. What would you spend today… thinking about? Yourself? Or the man that’s beside you? We get one opportunity in life. What if the job you have, is the only job you get this year? What […]

PHILOSOPHY – Epicurus

This is a philosopher who helps us think about money, capitalism, and our runaway consumer societies Epicurus was an Ancient Greek born in 341 BC. What made him famous was that he spent all his life trying to work out the largest puzzle there is: what makes people happy? Philosophers before him had discussed at […]

Things It’s Best to Say in Latin

Latin sentences and sayings seem to be designed to be carved out of stone. This is a matter of their concision and weightiness. Because of its highly inflected grammatical structure, Latin uses far fewer words to express something that a non-inflected language such as English. Here are some of our favourite Latin sayings. “Veni, Vidi, […]

PHILOSOPHY – Nietzsche

The challenge begins with how to pronounce his name. The first bit should sound like ‘Knee’, the second like ‘cha’ Knee – cha. Then we need to get past some of his extraordinary and provocative statements: ‘What doesn’t kill me makes me stronger’ ‘God is dead! And we have killed him.’ And his large moustache. […]

PHILOSOPHY – Hegel

Georg Friedrich Hegel was born in Stuttgart in 1770. Intellectually he was adventurous, but in externals, respectable, conventional, and proud of it. He ascended the academic tree and reached the top most branch, head of the University of Berlin, when he was sixty years old; he died the following year. Hegel wrote some very long […]

Suicide

On average, over 800,000 people kill themselves every year around the world. Suicide is the 15th leading cause of mortality accounting for some 1.5% of all deaths. More people die by suicide than are collectively murdered, die in traffic accidents, or are killed by animals. It remains entirely strange then that through the media we […]

POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli

We’re often appalled by how sly and dishonest many politicians are, but we shouldn’t be. In moods like this we need to remember and read the works of Niccolo Machiavelli. A late 15th century political advisor and political theorist who argued that we shouldn’t think that politicians are imoral and simply bad for lying and […]