ORIGIN OF THE MOUNTAIN LAKE WORKSHOP by Dr. Howard... →
Hedonic treadmill →
bestofwikipedia: The hedonic treadmill, also known as hedonic adaptation, is the supposed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes. According to this theory, as a person makes more money, expectations and desires rise in tandem, which results in no permanent gain in happiness. (via sleevia)
A Grub Street Hack: Growth Over Time →
“”Of course all life is a process of breaking down. …” Few phrases resonate in our heads with such a hammer blow, few texts possess this final character of a masterpiece, or are able to impose silence or force such terrified acquiescence as Fitzgerald’s The Crack Up. The entire work of…
The current popular unrest in the Arab world has a lot of lessons for...– Michael Hirsh for the National Journal: The WikiLeaks Revolt (via kateoplis)
Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved...– Maurice Sendak (via bobulate)
Six Minutes for the New Media Caucus
To concern yourself with surface political conflicts is to make the mistake of...– William S Burroughs (via philphys)
I want to start listening to Sonic Youth because I...
sourgr4pes: What album should I start with?? Sister and Goo are great. While some folks dismiss it as a grab for stardom during the age of grunge, I’m most partial to Dirty. Opening and closing tracks, 100% and Creme Brulee, in particular are really wonderful.
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The painful indifference toward our feelings that characterizes any commodity...– Claire Fontaine (via lazz)
Medium-specific content is being created — content that does not exist on the...– Layar co-founder & GM Lens-Fitzgerald on mobile’s next big thing via Reuters (via bordertownlabs)
karaj: i read "the logic of sense" again →
karaj: “every event is realized, be it in a hallucinatory form. every word is physical, and immediately affects the body.” “nothing is more fragile than the surface.” “in each world, the individual monads express all the singularities of this world—an infinity—as though in a murmur or a swoon; but…
Mike Tucker: Interactive Creative →
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Something Weird is going on with Tumblr's Follow
my-ear-trumpet: Ladies and Gentlemen, I’ve noticed on a couple of occasions this morning that when visiting the Tumblrs of people I thought I was following - that I was apparently no longer following them. I have since pushed follow again for several people but I would just like people to know that I hadn’t unfollowed them in a fit of pique - Tumblr is unfollowing people without my permission. ...
What I learned in this listening experiment surprised me. All the elements I...– Radio Dept.: Passive Aggressive—Singles 2002–2010 - Pretty Goes with Pretty (via pgwp) Radio Dept are a great pop band.