Monthly Archives: April 2014

News you can relate to

Originally posted on Can You Relate?:
Some news stories that caught our eye this week: Louis C.K.’s opening monologue on Saturday Night Live tackled women’s rights and how ridiculously problematic it is to call men’s tanks “wifebeaters.” For you satire…

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A Spiritual Journey to Russia’s Valaam Monastery

Originally posted on Fig Trees and Vineyards:
http://youtu.be/mndw3JmYb9c This is another excellent documentary from RT on the spiritual awakening taking place in Russia. Valaam Monastery (the name means “high mountain ground”) sits on an island in Lake Ladoga, the largest…

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China’s Cliffside Plank Path Will Give you Goose Bumps

Originally posted on TwistedSifter:
Photograph by Harry Alverson ? Hua Shan is a mountain located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Xi’an. It is one of China’s Five Great Mountains and…

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Egyptian Muslims Forget Muhammad’s Letter to Christian Monks

Originally posted on Dr. Craig Considine:
Muhammad’s letter to Christian monks at Mt. Sinai Also published on the Huffington Post One issue often discussed on news sites and blogs over the last several days is the many attacks on Egypt’s…

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Deconstructing Modi Part 4

Originally posted on Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind:
[Previous part: Part 3] In my last post on this topic, admittedly many eons ago, I had finished with a reference to Congress as Modi’s biggest polling agent. Much of Modi’s support…

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What remains of our ‘person’ once we let go our ego?

Originally posted on Legend Of A Nomad:
What remains of our ‘person’ once we let go our ego? Spirituality is essentially about recognizing what shapes and feeds our ego. Spiritual evolution engenders the process of the deconstruction of the ego,…

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Metacognition and problem solving in CSCL

Originally posted on LETting go:
Before addressing to the main topic, it is good to refresh the concepts of metacognition and problem solving. Metacognition: It is the knowledge about the knowledge.  Metacognition refers to how the task is understood, how…

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