Month: September 2021

Daniel Goleman Introduces Emotional Intelligence | Big Think

Emotional intelligence refers to how well we handle ourselves and our relationships, the 4 domains. Self-awareness, knowing what we’re feeling, why we’re feeling it, which is a basis of, for example, good intuition, good decision-making. Also, it’s a moral compass. Say, in part, is self-management, which means handling your distressing emotions in effective ways so …

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3 Ways to Express Your Thoughts So That Everyone Will Understand You | Alan Alda | Big Think

I don’t really like tips; tips about communicating well, tips about writing. What I would prefer is a process that transforms you so the tips take place automatically. I mean for instance, very often a tip is given: “When you’re speaking to a crowd, vary the pace of your speech, vary the volume.” Well, those …

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Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think

What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers. While I don’t agree with everything they’ve said about consciousness I agree with them on this point that consciousness is what it’s …

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