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Learning Journal - Hindsight Blinds

Hindsight blinds because the path of what happened in the past is so brightly lit. That trail is so clear to you that everything else that could have happened is cast even more deeply into shadow. If you then want to reconstruct what could have happened and understand the choices made that produced that pathway versus another, you actually have to work hard to avoid the dangers of hindsight to then re-imagine the world before problems had been solved. — Philip Zelikow

2013.01.17 [] - comments

 

Learning Journal - Presbyopia

Unfortunately I seems to start to suffer from this.

Presbyopia is a condition in which the lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close.

2012.04.17 [] - comments

 

Learning Journal - Personal Fable

This is my new experiment. I'm taking short note on things I've learned. The first entry is personal fable.

Personal fable - a term coined by David Elkind (1967) that is used in psychology to describe a form of egocentrism normally exhibited during early adolescence, and it is characterized by an over-differentiating of one's experiences and feelings from others to the point of assuming those experiences are unique from those of others. A person might believe that they are the only one who can experience whatever feelings of joy, horror, misery, or confusion they might encounter.

2012.03.24 [] - comments

 

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BBC News

 

Migrant caravan: Mexico presses US to reform immigration policies (19 Jan 2021)

 

Covid vaccine: WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure' (18 Jan 2021)

 

Covid: Biden says travel bans will stay despite Trump order (19 Jan 2021)

 

US Capitol riots: Trump supporter arrested after Pelosi 'data theft' (19 Jan 2021)

 

Australian Open: Two players test positive amid quarantine row (19 Jan 2021)

 

Conquering K2 in winter 'together' (19 Jan 2021)

 

Keystone pipeline: Biden 'to cancel it on his first day' (18 Jan 2021)

 

Alexei Navalny: Poisoned Putin critic Navalny to be kept in custody (19 Jan 2021)

 

Tunisia protests: Hundreds arrested as clashes continue (19 Jan 2021)

 

Covid-19: Four million in UK get their first vaccine (18 Jan 2021)

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SF Gate

 

Fired Boeing CEO is now working with Bay Area tractor startup (14 Dec 2020)

 

PG&E bills to rise over per year on average to fund wildfire risk reduction (5 Dec 2020)

 

Nasdaq seeks more diversity on boards of companies listed on exchange (2 Dec 2020)

 

Elizabeth Holmes Prosecutors Say Texts Show Theranos Beset With Problems (24 Nov 2020)

 

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