INVENTED BY THE FRENCH CHEMIST GEOGES LECLANCHE IN THE LATE1860’S. AT THE TIME THIS INVENTION WAS VERY IMPORTANT AND HELPED THESTART OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION.IT ALLOWED PEOPLE WITH PORTABLE ELECTRICITY.
Paradoxical IntentionSweating Out Your FearsAn example was given in Frankl’s bookMan’s Search for Meaning. A youngphysician who had a fear of perspiring.His anticipatory anxiety of perspirationactually caused him to excessively sweataround certain individuals. Frankladvised the patient to use paradoxicalintention, by deliberately showing peoplehow much he could sweat. When thepatient tried this, he was able topermanently free himself of a 4-year-oldphobia, within one week.
Visionaries see a future of telecommuting workers, interactivelibraries and multimedia classrooms. They speak ofelectronic town meetings and virtual communities. Commerce andbusiness will shift from offices and malls to networks andmodems. And the freedom of digital networks will makegovernment more democratic.Baloney. Do our computer pundits lack all common sense?
3 BILLION PEOPLE ARE ONLINE 5 BILLION+ HAVE MOBILE PHONES WE LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY IN A WORLD WHERE BEING PART OF A GLOBALLYINTERCONNECTED GROUP IS THE NORMAL CASE CLAY SHIRKY shirky.com/weblog
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MEGA CH U R C HA megachurch is a churchhaving 2,000 or more inaverage weekend attendance.The Hartford Institutesdat abase lists m ore t h a n 1 , 3 0 0su ch Pro testant ch u rc h e s i n t h eUnited States. According tothat data, approximately 50churches on the list haveattendance ranging from10, 0 0 0 to 4 7 ,0 00
L awrence K ra u s s" E v ery ato m in your body came froma s t ar th at exploded . And the atomsi n yo ur le ft hand p robably came froma d i ff ere n t star than your right hand.I t real ly i s the most poetic thing Ik no w abou t ph ys ic s.Yo u are al l s t a rdu st.Yo u co u ld nt be here if stars hadntexploded. Because the elements,t he c a rbo n, nitrogen, oxygen, iron,all the things that matter forevolution werent created at thebeginning of time. They werecrea ted i n th e nuclea r fur naces ofs ta r s . An d the only way they couldg e t i nt o your b od y i s if the starsw e re kin d en ou gh to explode.So f orge t Jesus. T he stars dieds o yo u cou l d be h e re t oday."
W h e n y o u ’ re s c i e n t i f i c a l l y l i t e r a t e ,the world looks differen t to you .It’s a particular way of questio ningwh at you s ee and h ear. Neil deGrass e Tyso n
LAW OF CONSERVATION O F E NERGYEnergy in a system may take onvarious forms (e.g. kinetic,potential, heat, light). The law ofconservation of energy statesthat energy may neither becreated nor destroyed. Thereforethe sum of all the energies in thesystem is a constant.
Making a difference• The business of business is to serve the needs of society.• The rewards of good service are proﬁts.• Big business has got away with it, relying on our feelings of helplessness.• But the tools of protest can change that.• They are also the tools to create a fairer world.• And you are the people who understand them• CREATING opportunities for collaboration
Creeks• Understand technology and where it meets people• Understand brands and understand ideas• Can make change happen through engagement• But you don’t have to be a creek.You just need to be creative.• That means someone who solves problems.