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  • "timdifford" shared from The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel Levitin
    Ten thousand years ago, humans plus their pets and livestock accounted for about 0.1% of the terrestrial vertebrate biomass inhabiting the earth; we now account for 98%. Our success owes in large part to our cognitive capacity,
  • "timdifford" shared from The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel Levitin
    Recent research in social psychology has shown that happy people are not people who have more; rather, they are people who are happy with what they already have.
  • "timdifford" shared from The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
    while the wealthy are no more likely to be born stupid than the poor, a wealthy upbringing compounds stupidity while a hard-scrabble childhood dilutes it, if only for Darwinian reasons. This is why the elite need a prophylactic barrier of shitty state schools, to prevent clever kids from working-class postcodes ousting them from the Enclave of Privilege.
    Note: Ha
  • "timdifford" shared from The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
    while the wealthy are no more likely to be born stupid than the poor, a wealthy upbringing compounds stupidity while a hard-scrabble childhood dilutes it, if only for Darwinian reasons. This is why the elite need a prophylactic barrier of shitty state schools, to prevent clever kids from working-class postcodes ousting them from the Enclave of Privilege.
    Note: Ha
  • "timdifford" shared from The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
    while the wealthy are no more likely to be born stupid than the poor, a wealthy upbringing compounds stupidity while a hard-scrabble childhood dilutes it, if only for Darwinian reasons. This is why the elite need a prophylactic barrier of shitty state schools, to prevent clever kids from working-class postcodes ousting them from the Enclave of Privilege.
    Note: Ha