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How airline class-pricing works out

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19 March 2017 at 5:52 pm

Posted in Business, Video

A lost craft: Globe-making

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7 March 2017 at 3:42 pm

Posted in Business, Daily life, Video

Tricking

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6 March 2017 at 2:34 pm

Posted in Daily life, Video

Take 100 people and let them represent the Earth’s population

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6 March 2017 at 1:23 pm

Posted in Daily life, Video

“Starry night” on dark water

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24 February 2017 at 8:06 pm

Posted in Art, Video

The magnitude of one’s ignorance: How ink is made

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I am constantly being made aware of how much I do not know. Take, for example, this brief video on how ink is made. I had no idea…

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21 February 2017 at 12:36 am

Machiavelli’s advice for nice guys

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That’s from Colin Marshall’s Open Culture column. He notes:

This line of thinking, put in such stark terms, can make Machiavelli seem like an offputtingly harsh (if quite intelligent) character. But his writing is more nuanced: he advocates not using flat-out lies and violence to achieve one’s ends, but indeed to be nice — just “never to be overly devoted to acting nicely,” an attitude he thought the West’s popular readings of the story of Jesus of Nazareth too often advocated —  while always knowing “how to borrow – when need be – every single trick employed by the most cynical, dastardly, unscrupulous and nastiest people who have ever lived.” Nice guys, in short, have no choice but to learn from their enemies.

You can learn more about the sometimes harrowing experiences that taught Machiavelli [in the video below]…

Written by LeisureGuy

19 February 2017 at 11:31 am

Posted in Government, Politics, Video

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