Category Archives: Couch Potato

And they ask, “Why, Mommy?!”

I just watched this really awesome video from TED called, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” and everyone, but everyone, can benefit from listening to Simon Sinek speak on the power of why over the mechanics of what. You know how … Continue reading

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Tech Pirates

No, I’m not talking about those who use pirated technology. I’m talking about the movie I saw last night, Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999). I know, it’s super old, but since it covers the history, psychology, and business philosophy of … Continue reading

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Another shot

Roger Federer has the worst luck with the French Open. He is caught between losing it to Nadal, or potentially, losing it to the man who eliminated Nadal. Last weekend, he must have breathed a huge sigh of relief when … Continue reading

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The Future of Food

Does the idea of genetically modified food bug you, but you don’t really know what it’s all about or how exactly it is impacting life as we know it? The movie, The Future of Food, found now on hulu.com pulls … Continue reading

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Video on Morality, Cheating, and In-Groups

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Charter for Compassion

If religion interests you at all, then you’ll appreciate this interview with Karen Armstrong. It’s this week’s Bill Moyers Journal episode, and I found a lot of truth in it. You may find portions disagreeable to you, to which I … Continue reading

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Beyond our Differences

Last night, Bill Moyers’s Journal featured a film called Beyond our Differences. The film explored the commonalities of the major religions/philosophies in the world today, and used current day events to highlight how the practices of the peoples of faith … Continue reading

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Beijing ’08

Well, by now, the entire world has watched the stunningly creative and majestically orchestrated extravaganza that China wowed us all with. Every time something happened, we’d all clap madly, as if we had a hand in it or something 😆 … Continue reading

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Certain death…or not just yet!

I’m watching the men’s final at Wimbledon, and I just wanted to say, it’s inspiring. Mr. Federer just swung his way out of the biggest hole, certain death, and he and Nadal are doing it with style! Woohoo!!! And just … Continue reading

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Have a happy pill

What is happiness? Well, of course, we would all like to be happy all the time. Maybe we are overall happy, but then we have moments of unhappiness…or we are in general, most of the time, unhappy but have brief … Continue reading

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