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pavel-somov's picture
Aug.24.2012
In 1963, a Spanish-born neuroscientist, Jose Manuel Rodriguez Delgado, stopped a charging bull with a remote control.  Delgado - a kind of neuro-torero - implanted a radio-controlled electrode inside the bull's brain (in the caudate nucleus area) and, in so doing, set a historical...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Aug.18.2012
  Note: The following essay was adapted from my book, "Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora" in the section called Viet Kieu (Vietnamese living overseas). A version of it was also adapted for acommentary on NPR's All Things Considered. Also embedded between the...
pavel-somov's picture
Aug.16.2012
“Ninety-eight percent of the atoms in the body change every year.  The atoms in the bones, which are apparently so solid and permanent, are completely exchanged every three months.  The body’s skin is new every month, the stomach lining every four days, the surface cells that contact...
damola-curtis's picture
Aug.16.2012
  If you have given your heart to Christ (and many Christians have not!), you are, right now, a citizen of heaven. You move in the presence of Christ, who sits at the right hand of God. What does that mean for the average Joe (which I like to consider myself)? It means that we have to realize...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Aug.07.2012
The Global You manifesto from GlobalNiche.net. Get a downloadable, shareable copy here.          
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jul.12.2012
    Have you tried mapping the complexity and richness of your life (and career) with an overlapping Venn diagram? Here's what turned up when we did one for GlobalNiche -- you can see all the relationships of our personal and professional influences and communities as we operate at the...
monique-belli's picture
Jul.05.2012
Identity, that’s what.  Ever since my divorce I’ve thought about my last name from time to time, and what it meant.  Mississippi had some archaic divorce laws in 1995 (and still does for all I know).  They mostly worked in my favor so I decided not to buck the one regarding...
pavel-somov's picture
Jun.15.2012
In getting to know your essential self (in dis-identifying from what we are not), there are ten mirrors of identity to look into: The Mirror of Reflection (physical mirror) The Mirror of Others’ Minds, Approval, & Feedback ( social mirror ) The Mirror of Circumstance, Status, Rank, &...
pavel-somov's picture
Jun.13.2012
Ego is not an anatomical structure.  It’s not something that you will see on an X-ray.  Ego is an informational structure.  That’s what the term ego actually means: it is a Latinized translation of “das Ich,” which is German for “the I.”  “The I” is “the information” that you...
andrew-q-lam's picture
May.12.2012
East and West far apart when it comes to egosCreated: 2012-5-9Author:Andrew Lam IN the age of Twitter, Skype, YouTube and Google, the space between East and West seems to compress and shrink.  But in the area of self-perception, there remains a psyche gap that can often be as wide as the...