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Jack Westin: CARS Course Practice Reading

Discussion in 'CARS Strategy Course with Jack Westin (Sponsored)' started by Jack Westin, Nov 14, 2015.

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    musical biographies (jw): rock books = diverse and popular
    american literature (jw): though public may not be interested in certain field of research, it could be helpful in the future
    instrument by definition (jw): music improvisation = game
    personal literary anecdote (jw): poetry should be read out loud
    richard dawkins (jw): law = minimize conflict not about truth
     
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    oliver sacks (jw): swimming = instinctive (sacks)
    naples musical machine (jw): neapolitan music = big part of culture
    poets don't seem to have fun anymore (jw): combine method to increase popularity of poetry
    diversity of literature (jw): more upper class literature due to its appeal to readers
    instinctive art (jw): genuine art = instinct; art brut = dubuffet
     
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    SDN Week 15 post 1

    1. JW “ Mormonism in Krushner”: Krushner uses Momonism in his work

    2. JW “School readiness”: the priority should be teaching kids with different needs rather than deciding when to start school based on age (cause younger kids always outperform older kids), and sex (no consistent results and violates Act)

    3. JW “Essays and arguments”: essays= free will + its own + long-lasting + no forgetting + forces argument without propaganda

    4. JW “Jurassic Park”: author feels ambivalent about blockbuster-Jurassic-inaccurate, yet fits the cultural stereotypes and benefits paleontologists.

    5. JW “Governmental Reinvention”: Reinvention= decentralizes gov. yet fails in many ways and has ulterior motives, yet approved by city managers
     
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    1. JW “ TV in our lives”: the avent of TVs change many aspects and dominates our lives that we are accustomed to them.

    2. JW “Interacting with music”: no longer music playing, but listening

    3. JW “Teachers’ merit pay”: merit pay is useful to encouraging more good teachers, yet disapproved by unions

    4. JW “Photographs and experience”: photos= reality captured, experience, forever, interpretation

    5. JW “Neolithic enclosures”: enclosures= for cult practices, not defense or farming with evidences
     
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    1. boredom (jw): many definitions of boredom
    2. genetically modified fish (jw): consumers have the right to know
    3. american execution (jw): death penalty = useless
    4. picasso sculpture (jw): different viewing angles of sculpture = different meanings
    5. dancing brain (jw): dancing can decease dizziness; visualization helps consolidate dancing memory
     
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    1. JW “Cohabitation and marriage”: living together before marriage will more likely to have divorce

    2. JW “Golden rule”: a rational man does and thinks universal thing= source content = universal

    3. JW “ Bunkaru”: bunkaru= act artificially -> natural

    4. JW “ Kennewick man”: mindful and against media

    5. JW “ Athenian democracy”: Athenian = democracy yet can still harm= not ideal
     
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    1. JW “Piltdown man”: Piltdown man= false belief due to cultural agreement

    2. JW “Photography and knowledge”: seeing -> knowing before photographing

    3. JW “ Karl Popper”: science = induction, Popper= no induction

    4. JW “On the origins of language”: animals= metamorphic = origin of lang; human differentiates from animals by using symbols= animals

    5. JW “Longest journey”: germ= origin; 2 types: memory and ideas; Longest journey= memory -> ideas
     
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    1. JW “ Hamburger University”: new version of culture= flexible

    2. JW “Universal Knowledge”: science= thinking critically

    3. JW “Modernist space”: Modernim painting= anti-sculpture

    4. JW “Coal Nationalization”: Upper class against the lower class by their Delay strategy

    5. “Living in a rational society” Khan: rational is irrational due to its identical, repetitive factor.
     
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    SDN Week 16 post 1

    1. “The happy American” Khan: Americans seem happy but not due to the positive thinking; happiness is good for health and mental illness.

    2. “Seeing colors through Homer’s eyes” Khan: Gladstone’s theory about eye evolution to see colors differently= shocking, brilliant

    3. “PE in the UK” Khan: PE mandatory -> students should have a choice not to do it due to its many disadvantages (AU)

    4. “William Blake” JW: his honesty makes his poems great

    5. “Tools for thought” Khan: computer change the way we think = mechanistic + uncertain about good or bad (AU)
     
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    1. “The ultamatium game” Khan: economists think selfish acceptor and giver will maximize their benefits by giving little and accepting little; reality= most play fair (CW) due to emotions playing a major role

    2. “The honest truth about dishonesty” Khan: it’s easier for politicians to mislead people; professors benefit from misleading his students

    3. “Passion of Joan of Arc” JW: Masterpiece = close-up faces

    4. “Constructivism” JW: constructivism= focuses on students not teachers

    5. “Deconstructivenism and culture” Khan: Deconstrucivenism= misinterpret everything = nonsense + writing= imagination + moral responsibility -> shouldn’t be criticized
     
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    1. “Censorship: evil” Khan: media and freedom of info harm children nowadays -> solution for parents: knowledge and books

    2. “Designing courthouses” Khan: new courthouse -> increases number of conviction and pessimism due to its featuring and the mental association of the convicted

    3. “Common law” JW: common law-varied by colonies with modification+ restrict the women’s rights

    4. “Rene Magritte” JW: his painting= impossible

    5. “Modern times” JW: Charlie Chaplin= presents the poor with limited political revolution
     
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    1. “Zeno” JW: Aristole counters Zeno by proving that motion does exist

    2. “Intuition” JW: Intuition= has the visual component + vital (w/speed)

    3. “Stone circles” JW: stone circles= burial + barrows

    4. “Anthropological Revolution” JW: society needs rules and norms

    5. “Adonis” JW: Spencer focuses on creation=cycle of life
     
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    1. “Hunting animals” JW: people oppose to hunting due to the 2 contradictory relationships: animals as pets and hunting games

    2. “Homework” JW: abolishing hw= harmful to education

    3. “Child’s world” JW: child thinks they are center of universe

    4. “Soss furnance” JW: S.F in South failed due to dependence on black labor and delayed technology

    5. “Sport aggression” JW: game morality =/= life morality
     
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    1. “Reagan’s SDI”: His speech= contradictory, yet convincible to the public

    2. “ER’s visit” JW: reason people goint to the ER not cause of the inaccessibility to other facilities

    3. “Horatii” JW: David’s oath= fight for republic, selfless

    4. “Neanderthals” JW: Neanderthals coexist and interbreed with early humans

    5. “Maternal Psychology” Khan: positive stimulus from babies triggers recovery in mothers = unknown -> need more studies
     

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