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How To Build A Stronger Mind

In today’s instant, on-demand society, we want and indeed expect everything immediately. Look around and you will see people who are often distracted and very often deluded. You may even be one of them. On the surface, this instant access to information is viewed as a convenience and a necessary cost of operating in today’s world. On a deeper level, …

Lazy Sunday Link Dump: Shadow Samurai edition

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmlkmVoPuQA&w=560&h=349] Here are your Lazy Sunday reads for Feb. 20, 2011:  Where have all the sumo wrestlers gone? (They can’t be that easy to hide, right?) The New York Times looks at how Yakuza ties have contributed to the sport’s financial and cultural decline in Japan. [The New York Times] Speaking of sumo wrestlers, remember Keith Hackney? The so-called “Giant Killer” …