Daily Archives: May 28, 2017

Political Correctness is “decadent phase” of once legitimate movement – Steven Pinker…


Date: May 28, 2017

01) Political Correctness is “decadent phase” of once legitimate movement – Steven Pinker


“Steven Pinker is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He conducts research on language and cognition and has authored ten books, including:
The Language Instinct
How the Mind Works
The Blank Slate
The Stuff of Thought
The Better Angels of Our Nature
and most recently, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.

http://stevenpinker.com/

Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone…


Date: May 28, 2017

01) Why the only future worth building includes everyone


Turh on the closed caption.

“(Turn on subtitles, available in more than 20 languages, using the CC button in the bottom right of your screen.)

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don’t, the spiritual leader provides illuminating commentary on the world as we currently find it and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail. “Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number,” he says. “We all need each other.”

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