The passing of a year is a special occasion on which to reflect on our fleeting lives. As we encounter the closing of a cycle, we’re given a chance to consider how we live and what we value with a more complete perspective.
Progress is anything but straightforward or automatic. It requires us to acknowledge our human limitations, the value of cyclical behavior, and adaptation to irregularity. In this article, we analyze models for progress and how we can achieve self-improvement.
When Randy Pausch found out he had terminal cancer, he gave one last lecture about achieving childhood dreams and enabling the dreams of others. It became a tribute to a life well-lived even if it didn’t include graying with his wife and watching his kids grow up.
Wittgenstein is considered the most influential philosopher in the 1900s. In this article, we study some of his theories about language and reveal secrets for more fulfilling conversations.