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The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: If you consider the points in a political compass as Left-Right and Authoritarian-Libertarian, where do you stand? Take this test to find out. And, get a nicely formatted, multi-colour certificate with your name on it at the end of the session. There is also a large collection of resources on this subject. SOURCE: Political Compass ...
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How compassionate architecture can create dignity for all

How compassionate architecture can create dignity for all

VIDEO: This video takes to task the lack of diversity in design that leads to thoughtless, compassionless spaces. Design has a unique ability to dignify and make people feel valued, respected, honoured and seen. The speaker, John Cary, calls for architects and designers to expand their ranks and commit to serving the public good, not just the privileged few. "Well-designed spaces are not just a matter of taste or a questions of aesthetics," he says. "They literally shape our ideas about who we are in the world and what we deserve." SOURCE: TED ...
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Ikigai: how the Japanese find meaning in life

Ikigai: how the Japanese find meaning in life

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE/ VIDEO: Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." It is similar to the French phrase “raison d'être”. Everyone, according to Japanese culture, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. Such a search is important to the belief that discovering one's ikigai brings satisfaction and meaning to life. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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CEEV: Transform your LinkedIn profile into a spectacular resume

CEEV: Transform your LinkedIn profile into a spectacular resume

UTILITY: Stop wasting time typing up a new resume every time. Use what you already have - your LinkedIn profile. It only takes a click. SOURCE: CEEV ...
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5 big philosophical questions

5 big philosophical questions

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: In modern times, the business of philosophy is no longer trying to attain empirical truths about the world (we’ve got science for that), but rather to critically explore concepts and notions informed, whenever possible, by science. SOURCE: Footnotes to Plato ...
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