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How Our Past Influences Our Present

How Our Past Influences Our Present

For much of the time, the way we feel about – and react to – events is founded on how things are in the here and now. For example: – I feel very scared because something very scary is in front of me. – I feel I’m being judged harshly by the person I’m speaking …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Dating

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Dating

Our present dating habits can feel like a natural part of existence, but in reality, they’ve only been around for a very short time and, we predict, won’t continue for too much longer in their current form. Dating has a history, which it pays to try to understand as we navigate the ritual’s paradoxical and …

The Origins of Suicide

The Origins of Suicide

One of the most surprising aspects about one of the saddest of all human possibilities, suicide, is that the suicide rate goes up markedly the richer and more developed a society becomes. We might expect suicide rates to vary across time and place, but not to increase alongside developments in wealth, comfort and security. That …

Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

POLITICAL THEORY THOREAU AND CVIL DISCOBEDIENCE In March 1845, the United States acquired a new president – James K. Polk – a forceful, aggressive political outsider intent on strengthening his country and asserting its pre-eminence in front of other world powers, especially Mexico and Great Britain. Within a year of his inauguration, he had declared …

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

So you’re binge-watching the Great British Bake-Off and you see this. And then you open twitter and you see this. So what gives? Is gluten good, or is gluten bad? Do you want it in your food, or don’t you? If you KNEAD an explanation, we’ve got your PROOF right here. Gluten isn’t a monster …

Why sex really matters | David Page | TEDxBeaconStreet

Why sex really matters | David Page | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: Capa Girl I would like to talk with you about sex and disease, but perhaps not what you’re thinking. So, now that I’ve gotten your attention, I’d like to tell you about something that’s really fundamental. I’d like to tell you about a connection between sex and disease that is very …

$40 Gym Vs. $10,000 Gym

– We’re doing “Worth It Gym” today I know just the perfect person to co-host this episode The only problem is she doesn’t like to be on camera that much. So we’re going to surprise her at her house so that she can’t say no. Hello! – Hey! – I know you had plans today …

When to Reveal Your Medical History

When to Reveal Your Medical History

Our first question comes to us from Nicole who actually, is in our audience. So, Nicole, welcome, you look so lovely. Thank you, thank you for having me. What would you like to ask the doctors? So, when people initially look at me they think that I had a breast augmentation, when in reality I …