Spreading the Word: Devil’s Many Faces

This Friday I share with you a short and very interesting video about Devil. The manifestation of evil has kept us fascinated, horrified, bewildered since the beginning of history. We have interpreted and reinterpreted the meaning of, behind, and around devil, and continue to do so. So who or what is it? Pure evil? Fallen …

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Spreading the Word: Wisdom Quotes

This Friday I share with you a short video with wisdom quotes from Aesop's fables. They have reached us from an ancient time but their truth is as relevant as always. What I especially love about them is that Aesop shares his wisdom by engaging our imagination. Enjoy! Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jgVDXeI3oE Keeping up …

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Spreading the Word: Your Thoughts Matter

This Friday I share with you a short video on the fascinating trait of our brain - neuroplasticity. What does it mean? In very simple terms - our brain remains flexible and constantly adapts and learns throughout our lives. I referred to this in my last article on the evolutionary science behind our belief forming …

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Spreading the Word: On Right Decisions

This Friday I share with you a short video on the big decisions of our lives. To remain single or be in a relationship? Monogamy or several partners? To have children or not? This career path or that one? What is the right choice? How can we make the right decision? The answer offered in …

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Spreading the Word: What is Hermeneutics?

This Friday I share with you a short video that introduces hermeneutics. A fascinating field of philosophy as well as a method of study in the humanities, hermeneutics is all about interpretation. It brings to the fore the importance of how we interpret our experiences and that we are never really fully free (objective) of …

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Spreading the Word: Interview with Historians

This Friday I share with you a recent interview with two contemporary historians - Yuval Noah Harari and Rutger Bregman - in this highly engaging and interesting online talk, moderated by Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist. Kick back with your favourite drink and have a listen to the exchange of two fascinating minds. …

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Spreading the Word: Mystery of the Bronze Age Collapse

This Friday I share with you a truly fascinating, informative and thought-provoking documentary video on the historical mystery of the Bronze Age collapse. A deep-dive summary of latest research and archeological discoveries, theories, hypotheses, climate and DNA analyses of the distant past of more than 3,000 years ago - from the time when entire civilizations, …

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Spreading the Word: Are We Really That Special?

This Friday I share with you a short video on our, human, origins. Lately I have been noticing how much undetected bias there is in our high regard of our own uniqueness, cognitive faculties, creativity etc. It helps to put things into perspective. To put our perceived specialness into perspective. To remind ourselves what a …

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Spreading the Word: What are Relationships Really For?

This Friday I share with you a nice little video on "The Three Requirements of a Good Relationship". It offers us to purify and truly simplify our relationship expectations down to the very core of what we really need from a good relationship. As it turns out, these three 'ingredients' might just be it. If …

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Spreading the Word: Life in Shakespeare’s England

This Friday I share with you a fascinating video -"Social disorder in Shakespeare's England". It is a lecture by Oxford University's Dr Healey who specializes in this period of British history. Besides being an interesting historical overview, it also helps to form a better understanding of the social and cultural context in which Shakespeare lived …

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