improvement it enables. Digital literature provides an accessible form of education that allows for people to not only research, but it also makes it easier to come upon a sense of self-identity. Additionally, it sets a foundation for the use of new technology and provides room for change. An education, an enlightening encounter where one gains information they had not known prior to the experience, is ordinarily associated with receiving a degree from a university. However, during the modern era a
thinking is a fundamental activity for living with purpose. To use to think is an effective process, and by becoming mindful of it, not just reading about it, people’s thinking abilities become more powerful. 2500 years ago, the Greek philosopher Socrate cautioned, ”You, my friend,…,are you not ashamed of heaping up the greatest amount of money and honor and reputation, and caring so little about wisdom and truth and the greatest improvement of the soul, which you never regard or heed at all?” The
remapping the neural circuitry, reprogramming the memory. My mind isn’t going—so far as I can tell—but it’s changing. I’m not thinking the way I used to think.” These daunting words were echoed by Nicholas Carr, author of the non-fiction , “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains.” His work has received both acclimation and criticism for exploring the extent of the internet’s influence on cognition. While Carr argues that the internet is indeed responsible for rewiring our brain leading
A Critical Review of “The Ambiguities of Football, Politics, Culture, and Social Transformation in Latin America” by Tamir Bar-On. Introduction: In Latin America, soccer is not a game; it is a way of life. It is mixed in with politics and nationalism. It defines social classes. How politically influential is soccer in Latin America? It is used by “various Latin American socio-economic elites in order to retard the acceleration of working class and popular discontent” (Bar-On 1997:1.8). Is it
Heidegger's views on poetry, thinking, and language. Specifically, Heidegger's views on the neighborhood between poetry and thinking suggest that most accepted methods of teaching poetry are in error, because they ignore this neighboring relation. The importance of this relation is presented and clarified. I then discuss the implications of Heidegger's view for teaching poetry. Heidegger's series of three lectures, later published as "The Nature of Language" has some very significant implications for
psychiatry 7 The late nineteenth century: Inverts turn to Experts. Enters sexology and the empirical case history. 8 Part II: Early 20th century The rise of Psychoanalysis and it's denial of transgender identities Developments in Medical technology.
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