RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Our motivations are unbelievably interesting. I’ve been working on this for a few years and I find the topic still amazingly engaging and interesting, so I want to tell you about that. The science is really surprising. It’s a little bit freaky! We are not as endlessly manipulable and as predictable as you would think. […]

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Can You Hear Colors? (TEST)

Can You Hear Colors? (TEST)

Some people hear in color. Are you one of them? Let’s talk about that! ♪ (theme music) ♪ – Gooooood Mythical Morning! – Can you see sounds? Can you taste words? – Do numbers have colors for you? – Hmm! Today we’re gonna find out if you– and you– have synesthesia, which is the neurological […]

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Arabic Reading for Absolute Beginners – An Arabic Notice at the Station

Arabic Reading for Absolute Beginners – An Arabic Notice at the Station

you are at a bus stop where you’re waiting for the 301 bus there is a notice posted on the bus timetable what does the notice say what does the notice say the notice reads the 301 bus does not stop here verse Rock’em Tara to me our head lay a typhoon a

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PHILOSOPHY – René Descartes

PHILOSOPHY – René Descartes

René Descartes was a French 17th century philosopher, famous above all for saying ‘I think therefore I am’, but worthy of our attention for many reasons beyond this. What makes him stand out is that he was a fierce rationalist. In an age when many philosophers still backed up their arguments with appeals to God, […]

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How to Be a Good Friend

How to Be a Good Friend

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EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – Confucius

EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – Confucius

We know very little for certain about the life of the Chinese philosopher, Confucius He is said to have been born in 551 BC in China. He may have been a student of the Daoist master, Lao Tzu According to tradition, he began Government service, and served many roles, including: Minister of Crime, under Duke […]

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We Don’t Talk Anymore – Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez (Acoustic Instrumental)

We Don’t Talk Anymore – Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez (Acoustic Instrumental)

We don’t talk anymore We don’t talk anymore I just heard you found the one, you been looking You been looking for I overdosed Shoulda known your love was a game That we don’t talk anymore We don’t talk anymore I just hope you’re lying next to somebody Who knows how to love you like […]

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PHILOSOPHY – Sartre

PHILOSOPHY – Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of his life in Paris, where […]

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ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Was the most Glamorous Figure of 20th Century American Art Born in Pennsylvania in 1928 to czech parents he lived most of his life in New York Much about his life was eccentric He wore a silver wig, he liked to go to the dry cleaners and stand in the corner Enjoying the […]

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SOCIOLOGY – Theodor Adorno

SOCIOLOGY – Theodor Adorno

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was born in Frankfurt in 1903 into a wealthy and cultured family. His father, a wine merchant, was of Jewish origin but had converted to Protestantism at university. Until his twenties, Adorno planned for a career as a composer, but eventually focused on philosophy. In 1934, he was barred on racial grounds […]

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