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Maria Popova

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“How and what we create culturally and how we react to cultural phenomena depend on the tricks of our imperfect memories as manipulated by feelings.” Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio on how and why we feel what we feel — absolutely fascinating read  https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/02/22/antonio-damasio-the-strange-order-of-things/ 
RT @seanmcarroll: Another famous scientist - Lawrence Krauss- revealed as a sexual harasser. As a field we should be ashamed at the e… https://t.co/dVEuw2YL3S
Okay, this was a delicious slap-down if I ever saw one. But I still side with Auden: "One cannot review a bad book without showing off." ( https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/08/29/auden-on-criticism/ ) The only worthwhile criticism, in my book, is celebration. All else is wasted energy—reviewer's and reader's.  https://twitter.com/nattyover/status/966730450373894146 
RT @scifri: Mars is red Neptune is blue The SciFri summer internship Would be a stellar opportunity for you!  http://scifri.me/4h1 
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