We humans understand each other asymmetrically. But that's a good enough place to start.
In any human life, there are basically three types of time: inherently good times, inherently bad times, and ...
Some simple things you can do to make the world better.
Dear Daughters, Here’s one of my pet theories: Every person has at least one art. And regularly spending time on your art is hugely important, for adults as much as for children. “I don’t know,” you may say. “I don’t really think of myself as artistic.” Trust me, you are, though it’s possible you haven’t …
A brief reflection on the otherworldly importance of each of us—and why you should do your homework.
The most important mind-changers aren't nuggets you'll note in a TED talk or even lessons you'll learn from a book. They're experiences that change who you are.
We increasingly expect “the data” to guide us. But what do they really know?
Here are some thoughts on a crucial current topic. Not my thoughts. The thoughts of one of America's original patriots.
Because your mind is basically a hypersensitive elephant with an untrained rider on top.
You probably know that nanotechnology operates at very small scales. But just how small is “nano” small? Let's look for a little perspective.