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Impermanence

December 15, 2009

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Jay Michaelson views mutability with equanimity in his beautiful essay Impermanence .

Maariv editor: Settler terrorists and their rabbis are Neonazis « Coteret

December 15, 2009

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The past two days have witnessed some Israeli reaction to settler fundamentalism. On Sunday (December 13 2009) evening, Defense Minister Ehud Barak finally stood up to a mutiny-inciting IDF-affiliated rabbi. This morning (December 15 2009) Haaretz published a scathing exposé of how Israeli and US taxes fund Yitzhar’s Od Yosef Hai yeshiva, publisher of Baruch Hagever, […]

CNN: Loneliness spreads in social networks (thanks, Brian)

December 15, 2009

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Loneliness is defined as perceived social isolation, and it’s not based on the number of people around you. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Study: Loneliness spreads more quickly among friends than family Like happiness, loneliness can spread out three degrees of separation Loneliness spreads much more easily among women than among men RELATED TOPICS Psychology Facebook Inc. University […]