Zac

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“… knowledge is powerful only when it is applied appropriately, and thought is powerful only when it can utilize a large and accurate base of knowledge.” Diane Halpern, in her book Thought and Knowledge, strikes upon a notion also present in Isaac Newtons famous quote—”If I have seen further, it is by standing on the

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“The earliest brains evolved pleasure and fear systems that rewarded the fulfillment of these fundamental needs along with the basic behaviors that facilitated them.” Futurist Ray Kurzweil goes on a journey through the brain in his book How to Create a Mind. A takes a look specifically at the how we’re wired to process fear

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“Money was created many times in many places. Its development required no technological breakthroughs – it was a purely mental revolution. It involved the creation of a new inter-subjective reality that exists solely in people’s shared imagination.” Yuval Noah Harari, in one of many eye-opening recounts of human evolution, pulls apart the nature, purpose, and

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“Most people can neither intimately know, nor gossip effectively about, more than 150 human beings” Yuval Noah Harari travels along evolutions timeline, from the first signs of life to the future of mankind, in Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. One topic he presents is that of socialization and tribe formation, an interesting exploration of

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