⛅The Sunday Edition

Welcome to The Sunday Edition! A neatly packed round up of the most popular articles we shared with you this week. Plus some extra bits we've thrown in...

Enjoy! Keith

This week's top picks...

The Paradox of Progress

Mark Manson | markmanson.net

'Materially, things have never been better for the vast majority of humanity. So why is everything so fu...'

You may already know Mark Manson loves to swear, but delivers in a unique and fascinating way. This article is no different. (10 minute read)

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The Question That Frees Up a Schedule

Laura Vanderkam | Forge

'There needs to be a way to make future commitments feel more real. The best way to do that is to ask this simple question: Would I do this tomorrow?'

Raise the chances that when you do whatever you agreed to do, you’ll actually want to do it. (4 minute read)

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Attitudes Towards Disability

Beth Rose | BBC

'They surrounded me in my wheelchair and started screaming at me, she recounts. There were threats to tip me out of my wheelchair'

The reality of everyday behaviour towards disabled people is revealed in Scope's largest attitude survey. (5 minute read)

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This Little Robot is Cleaning Up Beaches, One Cigarette Butt At a Time

Charlotte Edmond | Freethink

'The BeachBot is a specially designed machine that can identify and remove small items of litter from beaches. It uses image recognition to find butts in the sand and picks them up'

The bot has already been in action on a number of beaches in Holland, helping with clean-up projects. (2 minute read)

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Through The Eyes of Another

Heidi Maibom | Aeon

'Taking different perspectives into account becomes essential for grasping the world, ourselves and others'

It’s impossible to shed our individual biases. So the best way to establish objectivity is by taking on new perspectives. (12 minute read)

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📺 Video: Nostalgia is Good For You. Here’s Why. | Big Think | 5 Min

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🎙Podcast: Will MacAskill of Effective Altruism Fame | The Tim Ferriss Show | 1Hr 44Min

The Value of Longtermism, Tools for Beating Stress and Overwhelm, AI Scenarios, High-Impact Books, and How to Save the World and Be an Agent of Change.

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🤔 Something to think about: 'Plenty of people insist on freedom and independence. More rare and far more effective is to claim responsibility instead. “I’ve got this,” can go a long way' - Seth Godin

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❔ Brain Teaser

For each of the following, find a word beginning with 'I' with a very similar meaning. What are the words?

a) Honesty

b) Mediator

c) Significant




Brain Teaser Answer: a) Integrity, b) Intermediary, c) Important
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