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The Secret Powers of Time

tags: The Secret Powers of Time, time, hedonism, future orientation, education, personality type, popular psychology, society, culture, lucifer effect, teenage pregnancy, Philip Zimbardo, Royal Society of Art, RSA, streaming video In this video animation, Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are…

tags: Why Do People Laugh at Creationists? , atheism, religion, water, streaming video The only people who are so stupid as to not understand the answer to that question are the creationists themselves.

tags: TEDTalks, politics, society, Why Societies Collapse, Jared Diamond, streaming video Why do societies fail? In this video, Jared Diamond uses lessons from the Norse of Iron Age Greenland, deforested Easter Island and present-day Montana to talk about the signs that collapse is near, and how — if we see it in time — we…

tags: politics, religion, fundamentalism, physical violence, Bill Maher, streaming video “‘This is what I believe.’ ‘Yeah, you believe it, and I’m going to say why it’s dumb.’” ~ Bill Maher [2:17]