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Why do we see honorable characters in fantasy novels but not in reality television?

In reading about the concept of honor in Japanese society at Bronze Doors last week I noticed, as is typically the case, that the students are fascinated.  Adolescents, I find, crave a sense of honor.  I asked them if characters … Continue reading

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Why in a Sane World, Educators = Entrepreneurs of Happiness and Well-Being

In this TEDx talk, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, originator of the flow concept, summarizes the results of more than a decade of research on “positive psychology.”  The conclusion is that there are three primary sources of happiness, reliable predictors of a sense … Continue reading

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