Tag Archives: Cognition

IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Human Virtue

Image from The Planning Notepad.The human virtue We humans have an ability that goes well beyond what any other animal can do: we can turn our attention to ourselves. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | September 20, 2012 … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Human Virtue

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Intelligence

Image from A Blog for English Lovers.Intelligence Cognition is how we acquire knowledge. Intelligence is what we do with it. By Bill Meacham / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2012 Cognition, which I talked about last time, is how … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Intelligence

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

Cartoon by Piraro. Image from Sandwalk.Ways of Knowing The whole thing is about life perpetuating itself, about what we will do, how we will act, in different situations. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | June 27, 2012 Each … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

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Bill Meacham : Considering the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

Russian-born philosopher/novelist Ayn Rand.A compelling but flawed philosophy:Considering Ayn Rand By Bill Meacham / The Rag Blog / August 3, 2011 Ayn Rand advocates a promising methodology for ethical thinking, but has a deeply flawed vision of human nature, so … finish reading Bill Meacham : Considering the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

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BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

A worrisome message from Nicholas Carr:What The Shallows means for the left By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 10, 2010 [The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr (Norton, 2010; Hardcover, … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

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