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31 Quotes by the World’s Most Cited Living Scholar Will Cause You to Rethink Society

Have you ever heard of Noam Chomsky? If you haven’t, you may be surprised to discover that he was the most cited living person in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index between 1980 and 1992. He was just behind famed psychiatrist Sigmund Freud and just ahead of philosopher Georg Hegel. Chomsky created a groundbreaking theory…

10 Quotes by a World Leading Futurist on Abundance, Hope, Friends and Positivity

Dr. Peter Diamandis has been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine. He is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight. Ever an optimist, Diamandis inspires belief in the ability of humans to create a better future. Here…

9 Quotes by a Holocaust Survivor on Life, Love and How to Suffer

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. He founded “logotherapy”, a form of existential analysis which is very influential in the discipline of psychotherapy. Frankl’s book Man’s Search for Meaning was published in 1959 and chronicles his experiences as a concentration camp inmate and describes his method for finding…

A Powerful Thought Experiment That Will Transform Your Worldview

Here is a fascinating thought experiment shared on Twitter by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Bryan Johnson. Here is a thought experiment I did yesterday. I’m curious to know how you’d think about it. pic.twitter.com/9Ydkyb6p5e — Bryan Johnson (@bryan_johnson) December 24, 2016 Johnson asks us to imagine being any character in an important world endeavor or…

Tibetan Buddhist Master Reveals The Easiest Mindfulness Technique For Training Your Monkey Mind

As someone who has meditated almost daily for three years, there are some misconceptions I’m continually confronted with. So many people believe they uniquely can’t meditate because their mind spins too much when they try to stop thinking. Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche wants to put this misconception to rest in the video above. You…

Albert Einstein reveals the one universal force that gives meaning to life

There is controversy about whether the following letter was actually written by Albert Einstein or not. Lisa Martin from Ideapod posted a link to this recently, and it provoked some interesting responses. Either way, the ideas expressed are powerful and deserve to be shared. When I proposed the theory of relativity, very few understood me,…

Arnold Schwarzenegger: I Don’t Give a *** If We Agree About Climate Change

No matter what you think of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his politics, he recently made some compelling points in a recent note on Facebook. He speaks directly to the deniers of climate change, making the case for renewable energy even if humans aren’t making the world warmer through man-made activity. Here’s what he had to say.…

Is This The Most Uncivilized Era of Human Life on Earth?

Jon Jandai is a farmer from northeastern Thailand, and he has an important idea to share with the world in this TEDx video (see below). As economies advance, life gets much more complex. While this brings enormous advantages in the form of material wealth and technological progress, we’re making lives lived by humans more and more…