"So what I want to argue for is not that we should give up on our ideas of success, but we should make sure that they are our own. We should focus in on our ideas. and make sure that we own them, that we are truly the authors of our own ambitions. Because it’s bad enough, not getting what you want, but it’s even worse to have an idea of what it is you want and find out at the end of a journey, that it isn’t, in fact, what you wanted all along."

- Alain De Botton

Everybody is a genius

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."

- Albert Einstein

Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science "works to enhance understanding of science by helping train the next generation of scientists and health professionals to communicate more effectively with the public, public officials, the media, and others outside their own discipline."

Take a look at this video explaining what fire is.

The Great Language Game

Try it out, The Great Language Game. I scored 750 but I think that I was a little lucky as there was French, German, and Spanish in the languages that I listened to.


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