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Board Roles and Responsibilities | National Council of Nonprofits
Board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission.
articles  nonprofit  board 
7 hours ago by joeshirley
Disinformation Part 2: Detailed Tips for Trolls - WhoWhatWhy
This is the second of a three-part series on the insidious techniques of trolls, spooks, feds, saboteurs, provocateurs, and disinformants. As you read about these dirty tricks, you may have a sense of deja-vu.
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6 days ago by joeshirley
Disinformation Part 1: How Trolls Control an Internet Forum - WhoWhatWhy
This is the first of a three-part series on the techniques of trolls, spooks, feds, saboteurs, provocateurs, and disinformants. As you read about these dirty tricks, you may have a sense of deja-vu.
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6 days ago by joeshirley
Fernando Flores Wants to Make You an Offer
Having moved from political prisoner to cognitive scientist to Chilean senator, this uncompromising philosopher of communication is now educating business leaders for the world of social media.
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6 weeks ago by joeshirley
Ten More Minutes — Medium
Most young women are used to being looked at on the train.
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6 weeks ago by joeshirley
Swipe Right On Monogamy — Matter — Medium
Hook ups are no longer progressive and exciting. Now, we’re all ready for more than just sex.
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6 weeks ago by joeshirley
I Am Not Worthy To Be Received — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
We educators are passionate about solving problems that cause childhood suffering such as unmanageable amounts of anxiet…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
THE LUCK OF THE DRAW SAYS 1 in 4 of YOU WILL…. — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
We modern humans are living a game of chance every single day. You might be having a great day teaching your little sist…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
To Drug Or Not To Drug the 3rd Graders? — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
Annie’s morning starts out pleasantly. She gets dressed, eats her favorite cereal, plays a video game with her dad, walk…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
Childhood Suffering: Is Much of it Caused By What We Think We Know About the Human Personality? — The Synapse — Medium
We educators are passionate about solving problems that cause childhood suffering such as unmanageable amounts of anxiet…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
Absurdist — Medium
Our brief engagement began with more of a challenge than a question. He was in the Navy, in San Antonio, and I was in Va…
ally/resource  articles 
11 weeks ago by joeshirley
One Year Ago — Medium
November 4th, 2015. One year ago today, a sixteen year old boy named Cameron Lee passed away. That’s what we like to say…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
Rudeness in Hospitals Could Kill Patients -- Science of Us
A recent study paints a grim picture of what rudeness does to doctors' and nurses' performance.
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong - YouTube
What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. Check out Johann Hari’s book about drugs and addiction: http://ch...
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Superintelligence Now! — How We Get To Next — Medium
Can humans evolve fast enough to defend ourselves against the AI threat?
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium
It wasn’t Professor Plum in the Library with the Candlestick. So what killed Twitter?
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Pressure to 'publish or perish' may discourage innovative research, UCLA study suggests
The traditional pressure in academia for faculty to "publish or perish" advances knowledge in established areas. But it also might discourage scientists fr ...
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october 2015 by joeshirley
The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence — Medium
In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, bein…
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october 2015 by joeshirley
A Thousand Rivers
What the modern world has forgotten about children and learning.
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october 2015 by joeshirley
10 creative ways to make your inner gremlin shut up — Life Tips. — Medium
She is an old, grumpy lady. She is cynical. She never creates but only criticizes. Her hobby is gossiping. She always se…
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Self-control saps memory resources | Science | The Guardian
New research shows that exercising willpower impairs memory function by draining shared brain mechanisms and structures
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Income inequality: Rich Democrats don’t care about the problem any more than rich Republicans do.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway famously disagreed about the American elite. “The very rich are different from you and me,” Fitzgerald wrote. “Yes,” Hemingway shot back, “they have more money.” With inequality in America continuing to rise, we revisited Fitzgerald and Hemingway’s (perhaps apocryphal) dispute, conducting a series of...
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Men Are Dying Because They Can’t Talk — Medium
Male suicide rates are now at their highest point in the UK since 2001. The Office for National Statistics shows that in…
articles  depression  cbt 
september 2015 by joeshirley
How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus - The Atlantic
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Spring Forward or Fall Back? | Psychology Today
The biggest unsolved problem of neuroscience can't be solved by neuroscience alone. Neuroscience needs embodied cognitive science. The brain doesn't generate the mind; it facilitates it.
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may 2015 by joeshirley
H is for Hawk: Helen Macdonald's intense relationship with her goshawk Mabel - Telegraph
In an extract from her Costa Book of the Year-winning book H is for Hawk,
Helen Macdonald explains how she came to tame and train a goshawk
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april 2015 by joeshirley
Oxford American - Fog Count - Leslie Jamison
It’s early morning and I’m hunting for quarters. Downtown Fayetteville is quiet and full of stately stone buildings: mining money, probably. We’re in...
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april 2015 by joeshirley
Religion Without God - NYTimes.com
Even atheists find that ritual helps them make sense of the world.
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march 2015 by joeshirley
Redefining Mental Illness - NYTimes.com
New research recognizes that diagnoses and drugs are not the only approach.
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march 2015 by joeshirley
When Things Happen That You Can’t Explain - NYTimes.com
Are remarkable, unexpected experiences evidence of the supernatural?
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march 2015 by joeshirley
Big Pharma Is America’s New Mafia - The Daily Beast
Pharmaceutical companies have more power than ever, and the American people are paying the price—too often with our lives.
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february 2015 by joeshirley
A New Thermodynamics Theory of the Origin of Life | Quanta Magazine
An MIT physicist has proposed the provocative idea that life exists because the law of increasing entropy drives matter to acquire lifelike physical properties.
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february 2015 by joeshirley
Game Theory Explains How Cooperation Evolved | Quanta Magazine
A new solution to the prisoner’s dilemma, a classic game theory scenario, has created new puzzles in evolutionary biology.
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february 2015 by joeshirley
Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? | Oliver Burkeman | Science | The Guardian
The long read: Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots
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february 2015 by joeshirley
How smart language helped end Seattle’s paralyzing bikelash | PeopleForBikes
Instead of cyclists, people biking. Instead of accident, collision. Instead of cycle track, protected bike lane.
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february 2015 by joeshirley
The real Indiana Jones on why Western civilization is a bubble
Bill Gates may think we're living in the greatest time in history. But the same elements of our society that have allowed Western civilization to succeed also spell its impending collapse. Anthropologist Ted Fischer interviews fellow Vanderbilt anthropologist Arthur Demarest for some perspective on why we're in trouble.
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january 2015 by joeshirley
Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors - Telegraph
Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may
be the underlying cause of phobias
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december 2014 by joeshirley
The Dawn of System Leadership | Stanford Social Innovation Review
To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.
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december 2014 by joeshirley
There is no language instinct – Vyvyan Evans – Aeon
For decades, the idea of a language instinct has dominated linguistics. It is simple, powerful and completely wrong
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december 2014 by joeshirley
BBC - Future - The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts
When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.
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december 2014 by joeshirley
A Neat Inversion | Charles Eisenstein
As an American visiting South Africa I was struck by the near ubiquity of domestic servants among white South Africans. Households that are in all other ways
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december 2014 by joeshirley
The Protester — Matter — Medium
Who are the people who have taken over Ferguson, protesting the killing of Michael Brown day after day? Meet Frankie. He…
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december 2014 by joeshirley
The Soul of Cowardice - NYTimes.com
In the annals of history, courage is common, but a cowardly man is hard to find.
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december 2014 by joeshirley
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