Watch the skies - what other forms of intelligence might be like? - This raises the question of whether we would recognise alien intelligence if we met it
And perhaps, more importantly, would it recognise it in us? - http://amplify.com/u/bb83
“There was a woman at Alexandria named Hypatia”EINBAR | Amplify.com - http://einbar.amplify.com/ -who made such attainments in literature and science as to far surpass all the philosophers of her own time
What Does It Mean to Be Human? - 'What does it mean to be human? Centuries worth of scientific thought, artistic tradition and spiritual practice have attempted to answer this most fundamental question about our existence. And yet the diversity of views and opinions is so grand it has made that answer remarkably elusive. While we don’t necessarily... - http://amplify.com/u/9xui
'Self Comes To Mind': Your Brain On Music - Damasio rewrote some of his material at Adolphe's request, gearing it toward the idea of music and composing. Adolphe took some of Damasio's ideas and translated them into what he calls "compositional techniques." "For instance, the idea that memory is not stored as little photographs or audio clips, but... - http://amplify.com/u/9rrc
The Box -
"To be nobody but yourself, in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight... and never stop fighting." -e.e. Cummings
The Crow Paradox - http://clipmarks.com/clipmar... Here's a surprise: Wild crows can recognize individual people. They can pick a person out of a crowd, follow them, and remember them — apparently for years. But people — even people who love crows — usually can't tell them apart. So what we have for you are two...