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Awesome Stories - 4 views

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    TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE AwesomeStories is large resource filled with primary-source information. Its purpose is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites. The site is very easy to use and is would be helpful to use with many projects across the curriculum.
Mark Smith

Hive of Nerves: an article by Christian Wiman | The American Scholar - 5 views

  • It is as if each of us were always hearing some strange, complicated music in the background of our lives, music which, so long as it remains in the background, is not simply distracting but manifestly unpleasant, because it demands the attention we are giving to other things. It is not hard to hear this music, but it is very difficult indeed to learn to hear it as music.
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    THERE IS A DISTINCTION to be made between the anxiety of daily existence, which we talk about endlessly, and the anxiety of existence, which we rarely mention at all. The former fritters us into dithering, distracted creatures. The latter attests to-and, if attended to, discloses-our souls.
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    fascinating and wide ranging examination of modern consciousness as seen through literature
anonymous

A New Philosophy of Success: The Seven Cs of Success - 0 views

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    I like Tom Morris's model of success very much as it has a philosophical foundation to it and transcends most of the self-help models that seem a bit more rosy colored.
anonymous

Project Wisdom - 0 views

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    Created by Andrew Zukerman as a book of interviews and accompanying DVD (with some sample interviews online). Asks people we mostly know to share what they know after all their years. Compelling.
anonymous

The Pursuit of Happiness: Forbes.com Issue - 0 views

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    Special Edition of Forbes.com magaine which asks all sorts of people (e.g., Lance Armstrong) to explain what happiness means to them.
anonymous

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - 0 views

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    Exhaustive and authoritative online encyclopedia of all philosophies and concepts.
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