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We Can Have Fewer Things
"The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them." – G.K. Chesterton (Autobiography).
Source: email, The Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Posted: 31 Jul 2020
Tag Archives: Learning
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At first glance, it’s hard to think of two things further apart than the Army and the Arts, as represented in this case by competitive dancers. A second look shows at least some common ground. Continue reading
Making learning possible: pricey. Making just-in-time learning possible: priceless. Continue reading
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Looking (hah!) at the value of visual representations of both data and information – even for those of us pretty much wedded to words. Where’s your picture? I stood there, stumped. I had taken my impenetrable calculus problem to … Continue reading
Two things are needed to learn a language: patience and perseverance. Which of these two virtues matters more, do you think? Continue reading
Even in English, impatience is the cat that gets my tongue. Working in Spanish just makes it so much better. Continue reading