Stephen Hicks: Postmodernism: Reprise

Stephen Hicks: Postmodernism: Reprise

You Dr. Stephen RC Hicks is professor of philosophy at Rockford University, Illinois USA Executive director of the Center for Ethics and entrepreneurship and senior scholar at the Atlas Society He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Guelph in Canada And his PhD in philosophy from Indiana University, Bloomington USA he’s […]

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The power of listening | William Ury | TEDxSanDiego

The power of listening | William Ury | TEDxSanDiego

Translator: Mary Kay Reviewer: Denise RQ There’s an ancient and well-known philosophical riddle that asks: “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it still make a sound?” A scientific view is that, while a tree will make waves in the air, to make a sound, it […]

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The walk from “no” to “yes” | William Ury

The walk from “no” to “yes” | William Ury

Well, the subject of difficult negotiation reminds me of one of my favorite stories from the Middle East, of a man who left to his three sons, 17 camels. To the first son, he left half the camels; to the second son, he left a third of the camels; and to the youngest son, he […]

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Trump Pressures Ukraine to Investigate Biden & Impeachment Looms | The Daily Show

Trump Pressures Ukraine to Investigate Biden & Impeachment Looms | The Daily Show

Donald J. Trump. Once again, the president of the United States is in big trouble. ANNOUNCER: NBC News special report. Good afternoon, everyone. We’re coming on the air in this busy news day with breaking news, an announcement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Today, I’m announcing […]

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Top European Cities You Must See Documentary

Top European Cities You Must See Documentary

One planning a vacation in Europe has just come to the right place as it will be describing all important attraction to cover. However, one might understand very well that two vacations combined are simply not enough for covering entire Europe. Thus, we will be covering the most important locations to cover in Europe and […]

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Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts – my participation in student life (19/222)

I think it’s worth presenting again the situation in the School of Fine Arts in order to reply to the question of what my role was in all of this. On the one hand, the former tutors who had worked at the school before the war were pushed to one side, and had no authority […]

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The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast

The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast

Reviewer: Queenie Lee It’s 1903, and this extraordinary guy named Teddy Roosevelt is standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon. At that time, people wanted to create hotels and spas and turn the Grand Canyon, in 1903, into a profit-making Disneyland of the environment. And he stood and said no. And he created a […]

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Andrzej Wajda – Disappointment with the School of Fine Arts (29/222)

Following ’48, when the PPR, the Polish Worker’s Party and the PPS, the Polish Socialist Party, joined forces, the country became completely sovietised. There was one other moment that I forgot to mention that put me off painting but which I ought to add. It was when we, who believed that reality needed to be […]

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Whitney Focus presents Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT

Whitney Focus presents Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT

NICHOLAS HOLMES: Jenny Holzer’s PROTECT PROTECT focuses on works from the last 15 years. For people who have been following her career, this exhibition may seem like somewhat of a departure. Holzer’s primary material has always been language. She’s put text on LED, or light-emitting diode displays, t-shirts, hats, light projections on buildings and other […]

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Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

I’m a storyteller. That’s what I do in life — telling stories, writing novels — and today I would like to tell you a few stories about the art of storytelling and also some supernatural creatures called the djinni. But before I go there, please allow me to share with you glimpses of my personal […]

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