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By - Dec 2, 2014 ...
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In a book about self-esteem, the French psychiatrist Christophe André cites a number of social psychology studies according to which, in any given field, most of us feel just a little bit superior to the average person. We feel a bit more skilled, a bit more intelligent, we think that we have better taste, etc. “Based on these studies taken as a whole, he writes, 67 to 96% of people overestimate themselves in comparison to their peers. And that phenomenon is fully subconscious…” If this is true when it comes to professional skills or taste, it is also true, and perhaps even more so, when it comes to ethics. Indeed, while we may ...
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By - Nov 10, 2014 ...
Tags : Attention, Experience, Free Will, Practice
Human beings are endowed with free will. This exceptional distinction enables them to aspire to the ultimate goal for which they were created: Perfection. But such an aspiration requires that they make good use...
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By - Nov 3, 2014 ...
Tags : Music, News, Ostad Elahi, tanbur,...
Ken Moore, Curator in charge of the Department of Musical Instruments at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gives a tour of the exhibition “The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi” on NYC-ARTS’s latest episode. ...
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By - Oct 19, 2014 ...
Tags : Courage, Faith, Ostad Elahi
In the execution of my duties as a judge, Ostad Elahi said, I would do things that no one else dared to do, for I was answerable to God, not to the Ministry, and was not afraid of anyone. The following anecdote...
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By - Oct 13, 2014 ...
Tags : NDE, News, Sam Parnia
The academic journal Resuscitation recently published the results of a large-scale international study involving 2060 cardiac arrest patients. Sponsored by the University of Southampton (United Kingdom), the st...
By - Apr 8, 2014 ...
Tags : Experience, Prayer

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