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Every Last Jedi

This is a spoiler-filled first set of reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The ultimate courage of what Rian Johnson has done here, is that he fully embraced what it is to be a director who obviously grew up as true fan of Star Wars, and retconned the whole

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Since anyone radically different from you inevitably won’t act right (like you), you get a priceless opportunity to see your biggest hot buttons as you react

You can practice turning moments of potential miscommunication or friction into opportunities to speak to each other’s good intent — and feel the satisfaction of “doing what you should be doing.” Why And How To Cultivate Conviviality At Work Continue reading

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Instead of dwelling on your growing feelings, move to a de-escalating action and leave room for everyone, especially the person in the wrong, to save face and self-correct

Step 1:

Acknowledge that you heard the person, followed by a pause. That buys time for you both to cool off

How to Not Act Like a Jerk When With Someone Who Is

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Clickbait works for a reason: Because people click on it

Even if only a few people use precise words, employ thoughtful reasoning and ask difficult questions, it still forces those around them to catch up. It’s easy to imagine a slippery slope down, but there’s also the cultural ratchet, a positive function in which people race to learn more and understand more so they can keep […] Continue reading

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Everything that happens in the material world is created first on the level of thought

Political propaganda seeks to affect the way people perceive the world in order to affect they way they behave. Political propaganda is the biggest tool in the extremist’s arsenal. It’s at an all-time high today in terms of sophistication and effectiveness, as Madison Avenue public relations acumen has been insidiously and nefariously applied to the […] Continue reading

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If you are a commodity service, clients will want to pay as little as possible, and you won’t be able to make a living.

If you are a commodity service (your customers see no differentiation between you and someone else), clients will want to pay as little as possible, and you won’t be able to make a living. http://www.carolroth.com/blog/agency-and-the-gig-economy-dont-be-an-idiot/ Continue reading

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If we see Cuba as a representation of our essential human need for connection, it’s clear that loving and leaving someone still happens in person

even though we live in a digitalized world where our screens are glued to our hands, human connection is all-powerful: at some essential level we still need to meet someone, to talk to them, to interact, especially in order to seduce them.

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Natural Language + Artificial Intelligence / Languages

It just needs to be two-way.
On the James Altucher Show

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You may find glorious freedom on the other side of a decision

It is easier to make a choice when you acknowledge that there isn’t just one person for you, nor is there just one relationship and one life we can lead. We simply pick one. http://www.estherperel.com/the-paradox-of-choice-how-to-choose-a-partner Continue reading

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You have nothing to lose

Engage in the delicious play of flirting and teasing your potential date through words but also try accelerating the meeting process. Send a message
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