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Apollo 13 – the Ingenuity of Man in All Its Splendour

What it’s about Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert of the Apollo 13 moon mission find themselves stranded when their spacecraft gets damaged. NASA must now find a way to bring them back before it is too late. Why you should watch it This film in nailbiting fashion tells the story of the fated Apollo 13 mission to the moon, and in doing so splendidly captures … Continue reading Apollo 13 – the Ingenuity of Man in All Its Splendour

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The Paradox of Rain Is the Greatest Teacher of Human Nature

Without rain there could be no life, yet tell a person who lives in a place where it frequently rains that they should worship rain and the response you will get will be inevitable. In this reality is the greatest lesson we could ever learn about human nature and the power of words. Continue reading The Paradox of Rain Is the Greatest Teacher of Human Nature

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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Want to Start Making Better Decisions, This Book Will Teach You How to

What it’s about Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction is a book by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner released in 2015. It details findings from The Good Judgment Project which is a twenty year project in which the aim was to discover just how good forecasters were at forecasting.  Why you should read it Every decision we make we make using a judgement … Continue reading Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Want to Start Making Better Decisions, This Book Will Teach You How to

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The True Reason Why Bad Boys Are More Attractive Than Nice Guys, And What It Teaches Us About The Law Of Attraction

It is a well-known reality that bad boys tend to be seen as more attractive than nice guys, the question is why? Curious to the answer I did a little bit of an investigation, and the answer which is to say the least a little bit surprising was also blindingly obvious. Continue reading The True Reason Why Bad Boys Are More Attractive Than Nice Guys, And What It Teaches Us About The Law Of Attraction

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Looper – a Single Moment Can Define a Lifetime

What it’s about In the near future, the mob sends their victims back in time to get them executed by the loopers. Joe, one such looper, finds himself to be the victim of his own actions. Why you should watch it This is a very clever film which does its very best not to be confusingly clever, some may argue that it has succeeded in … Continue reading Looper – a Single Moment Can Define a Lifetime

Winston Churchill quote which reads Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all other forms of that have been tried from time to time; but there is the broad feeling in our country that the people should rule, continuously rule, and that public opinion, expressed by all constitutional means, should shape, guide, and control the actions of Ministers who are their servants and not their masters.

Democracy’s Greatest Flaws Explained and How Acknowledging Those Flaws Can Help Us Heal the Growing Divide

Winston Churchill famously once said that “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” It is likely few would disagree with him. With this in mind David Graham investigates democracy’s biggest flaws and searches to see if there are ways that the democratic model can be improved so as to better serve the people. Continue reading Democracy’s Greatest Flaws Explained and How Acknowledging Those Flaws Can Help Us Heal the Growing Divide

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How Learning To Ask Specific Questions Can Help You Find the Answers You’ve Been Looking for

Have you ever searched for an answer to a question and yet no matter how hard you have looked have not been able to find the answer? In this post David Graham of a potential reason for why along with a potential solution to help you find those answers. Continue reading How Learning To Ask Specific Questions Can Help You Find the Answers You’ve Been Looking for