Articles I liked from the week of April 17th, 2016.
Joe Gibbons, the Bank-Robbing FilmmakerFor this former MIT instructor, art imitated life—a life of crime. Is Joe Gibbons an artist who robs banks—or a thief who makes art? By | Boston Magazine | A…
Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems‘No alternative’ … Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher at the White House.Photograph: Rex Features I magine if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of…A bit ranty, but provides a good history of how neoliberal ideology transitioned from and academic ideal into a political ideology and in the process went from believing competition was the highest good to monopoly rents are rewards for efficiency. A good background on how the modern religious faith in the rightness of markets came to be.
Why you should be using ems - Dave RedfernWhy you should be using ems It took me quite a while to get my head around ems. When should you use them? How do they work? What are the benefits of them?…Great advice on how to use ems and maintain your sanity.
How to Improve your Mindset“New metaphors are capable of creating new understandings and, therefore, new realities.” – Lakoff, George; Johnson, Mark. Metaphors We Live By How many times…Changing the metaphors and metnal models you use to coneive the world is similar to changing environmental incentives, it encourages different behaviors. Thus it may be a more effective way of changing your habits.