Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Recently, I tested an app called Spritz.
It only shows a single word at a time, but increases your reading speed from to words a minute. Suddenly you can read a novel in a couple of hours! But does this help you understand literature any better? Indeed, being yourself has no intrinsic value whatsoever.
On the other hand, what does have inherent value is fulfilling your obligations to the people with whom you are interconnected i. This phenomenon has now reached the point where seriously ill people are expected to 'learn from their illness' and ideally emerge as a stronger person on the other side.
The negative visualisation helps us to endure the screaming. Since our duties in life have become mere 'projects', they are, of course, temporary, and we just jettison them if something more interesting pops up on our radar. They are living, dynamic and in constant motion. There is nothing inauthentic about basing your behaviour in public on certain ritualised social conventions. Rather, they change in response to prevailing circumstances and trends.
In general, he recommends that you consider the impermanence of all things in order to avoid anger and frustration when those things disappear.
If a cup is broken, it may well be a pity — especially if it was valuable — but from the perspective of eternity, where everything is ultimately doomed to perish, it is an extremely small and insignificant matter. The coach's job is to help me learn about myself and my preferences, but not to dictate them to me.
They must reflect my wishes and help me realise my goals. The coach asks questions, but the answers come from within me. It is generally accepted that it is the job of parents but also nursery and school teachers to bestow upon their wards the character and integrity discussed in the previous step, so that they recognise and remain within those social boundaries.
I also think that there is something about the linear progression of the biography, in which events happen in chronological order, that has a reassuring effect in an accelerating culture that otherwise seems to be running amok.
Fortunately, less excitable creativity researchers have pointed out that it only makes sense to think outside the box if you know that there is a box and what it's made of. In most cases, it's probably wiser to balance on the edge of the box, only tinkering around the edges and improvising around tried-and-tested themes. The new only makes sense within a horizon of something known. If you know nothing of the past and its traditions, it's impossible to create anything new that is useful.
Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.UTOYA, Norway — With songs, volleyball games and defiant displays of summer languor, more than 1, Norwegian youths on Friday joined the secretary general of NATO and other dignitaries on the island of Utoyareclaiming the bucolic summer retreat from the horrors of a attack by a right-wing extremist that killed 69 people.
Breivik to murder 69 people, mostly youths, on Utoya and kill eight others in a bomb attack the same day in central Oslo. His hate-filled views, fed by the writings of a loose global network of anti-Muslim fanatics, matched in many ways the white supremacist convictions of Dylann Roof, the main suspect in the June murder of nine people at an African-American church in Charleston, S. Breivik, who rejected court efforts to have him classified as insane, and Mr.
Roof both claimed to be serving a noble cause and posted rambling manifestoes on the Internet to propagate their beliefs, a toxic stew of paranoia, neo-Nazism and delusions of grandeur.
The Utoya attack, however, did nothing to slow the rise of far-right politicians who, while disavowing violence, have surged in recent years across much of Europe amid widespread hostility toward immigrants and perceptions that Islam is challenging national values. Breivik was once a member, won a place in government after elections in With local elections scheduled for next month, Mr.
Ina Libak, a leader of the Labor youth wing who was shot four times by Mr. Breivik, returned to the island on Friday and celebrated the triumph of humdrum normality over hate. Libak said.
"Is he coming? Is he? Oh God, I think he is."
Wearing a striped apron, she added that the renovated kitchen was a lot better equipped than before and benefiting from the services of the head chef from a nearby four-star hotel who had volunteered to help. The carnage ofshe said, had only strengthened her determination to stay involved in politics. After watching the court case against Mr. The summer camp, which mixes sports, cookouts, sing-alongs, speed-dating and political debate, used to attract around young Labor Party activists but, in an apparent surge of solidarity for Mr.
Stoltenberg, who swapped his customary suit and tie for casual summer gear. Youths attending the camp for the first time voiced dismay that such a spot had been the scene of so much bloodshed. Home Page World U.Most people desire to have a partner to share their life with. However, it is not always easy to find the right person for you. Thankfully, technology has made it somewhat easier to connect with people, by using websites such as Match or eHarmony.
While some people find success with these dating websites, others prefer to meet their potential partners in person. If you fall into the latter category but have yet to meet that special person, you may consider speed dating.
Speed dating events are gatherings for singles looking to meet other singles who are interested in starting a relationship. In the traditional format, attendees wear a name tag with their name or nickname, receive a scorecard to keep track of their dates and proceed to have quick conversations with other attendees. People then mark down on their scorecard who they are interested in meeting again.
If two people mutually express interest in one another, the organizers of the event will connect them following the event. Speed dating is so widespread in our society today; it may surprise you that it is a relatively new phenomenon. Speed dating did not come about until when Rabbi Yaacov Deyo brought a group of friends together to brainstorm how to bring together single members of the Jewish community with "maximum efficiency. The first-speed dating event took place a few weeks later at a coffee shop in Los Angeles.
Deyo and his colleagues then trademarked their event as "Speed Dating," and planned on filing a patent for the concept. However, they quickly realized speed dating had already expanded beyond their initial vision.
Deyo decided it would be good karma to let the rest of the world copy his speed dating idea, and that hopefully many happy marriages and families would happen as a result. The rest is history. Of course, not all speed dating events are targeted towards Jewish people.
Today, there are speed dating events for almost any specialized group you can think of. Some people even attend speed dating events geared for non-romantic connections as a way to meet new friends when moving to a new city or simply looking to add some new people to their life. Almost anyone can find a speed dating event that fits their specific preferences and needs.
There is not just one type of person who can find success from speed dating. Many people decide to try speed dating if waiting to meet their special someone by chance has not yet panned out. Others do so because they are simply too busy to meet someone and spend time going on repetitive first dates, so they knockout multiple "first dates" in one night.Two hours after the bomb explodes in Oslo, Adrian Pracon hears two sharp bangs, like a hammer striking metal.
The noises come from the lawn down the hill, between the main white building and the jetty where the ferry docks. The island, named Utoeya, pokes out of a glacial lake called Tyrifjorden twenty-five miles west of Oslo. It slopes up steeply from the jetty, and Adrian is at the top of the hill, near the cafeteria.
He is 21, though it's only his first year at the summer camp for young liberals. Already he is charmed, almost smitten, by the place. There are three more bangs. Adrian sees six or seven people—he's not counting—sprinting up the slope toward him. Another three bangs. But Adrian does not run.
He does not recognize the noises as gunfire, and the words being screamed are so implausible as to be fantasy. People simply do not shoot one another in Norway. Adrian is not so much afraid as curious. He hears more bangs.
Two people at the top of the slope fall, abruptly and awkwardly, in midstride. Adrian steps off the main path, out of the way of the others charging up the hill. But still he does not run. He wonders if he is witnessing an elaborate ercise, if perhaps the organizers are trying to show hundreds of young campers what it would be like to live in a war zone.
A blond man in a black outfit is climbing the hill. He is not hurrying. At the top of the hill, he turns left, toward the field where the kids have staked their tents. Last night, when low clouds curtained the moon and stars, those tents glowed red and blue and yellow from the lamps lit inside, and Adrian marveled at how pretty they were. Like Chinese lanterns, he thought.
Now he's stepping around them, walking backward parallel to and ten meters off of the path. The man appears to be dressed in a police commando's uniform: black trousers over what seems to be a black wet suit, a vest with many stuffed pockets and the word politi on the right breast, a backpack. He also is carrying two guns—a rifle with an elaborate sight and a bayonet affid to the muzzle and, in his right hand, a pistol.
Adrian stoops into a half-crouch. He now suspects that he should, in fact, be afraid. But why would a policeman shoot people?
This must be a prank, he tells himself. He senses other kids around him, also moving in a slow half-crouch. In the middle distance, he sees a girl coming out of the showers. She's wearing gray sweatpants and a gray sweatshirt with auf stenciled on it. Apparently she did not hear the bangs or the screaming while she was in the showers, because she is walking calmly along the path toward the man with the guns. The distance between them closes. She is only a few feet from the man when she stops, tenses.
It looks to Adrian like she senses something is wrong, like she wants to run.Wilaiwan Seaplaem, Vpnarstigen 16, Liding fitnhit. Hon fyller 58 r den Hitta din nsta dejt p Match. Gr som svenskar och spara pengar med Sambla. Hon fyller 30 r Hitta singlar och brja dejta! Lr knna Gr som svenskar och spara pengar med Sambla. Sune Fagervall, Vattenvgen 2, Liding fitnhit. Kom ihg Sunes Hitta din nsta dejt p Match. Han fyller 33 Hitta din nsta dejt p Match. Klicka hr fr Gr som svenskar och spara pengar med Sambla.
Planera en dejt s gissar vi nr du kommer f barn - Kwiss Ja, det finns flera saker som ska planeras infr en perfekt dejt. Gr quizet s gissar vi nr du kommer att f barn. Har kwissats Maja Brevik Mikael Agnerling, BreviksvgenTyres fitnhit.
Han fyller 48 r den r du redo fr nsta dejt i Match-appen? Kerstin Paul, llmoravgen 78, Tyres fitnhit. Gr som svenskar och spara Sverri Jacobsen, Jupitervgen 41, Liding fitnhit. Gr som svenskar och spara Alex Risshall, Breviksvgen 13, kersberga fitnhit.
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Kjell Arne Segolsson, Brevik 22, Kil fitnhit. Tone Gustafsson, Brevik Lycka 1, motfors fitnhit. Hon fyller 59 r den 21 mars Hitta singlar och brja dejta! Hon fyller 36 r r du redo fr nsta dejt i Match-appen? Gunilla hrstrm, Sdra KungsvgenLiding fitnhit. Blomma Skicka blommor UC Hitta singlar och brja dejta! Se singlar nu Gr som svenskar och spara pengar med Sambla. Se vad du kan spara varje John Bonsib, Herrgrdsstigen 4, Liding fitnhit.
Se vad du kan spara Lars hrberg, Klubbgrdesvgen 6, Tyres fitnhit. Han fyller 70 r Hitta singlar och brja dejta! Se singlar nu sina kunder. Visa fler ider om Relationer, Romantiska ider, Romantisk dejt. Nicolina Brevik. Han fyller 43 r den 7 dating app i oskarshamn r singlar i Tyres! Hitta din nsta dejt p Match. Se vad du kan spara Kajsa Berggren, Pronstigen 5, Liding fitnhit.In her latest missive from the world of 21st century courtship, Northern Lass meets 21 three-minute men.
Speed dating is something that has never really held much appeal in the past. The frustration of being ignored after what seemed like another promising date had led us to take action and look at new ways of meeting people.
The Manchester based dating blogger Cubic Garden had mentioned to me that he had more success meeting suitable dates speed dating than he had internet dating. So we figured it was worth putting any preconceptions to one side and giving it a go. There are a couple of regular speed dating nights on in Manchester, each running nights in different venues on different days of the week. We needed to find a night where we both fitted into the same age bracket, which happened to be Elite Speed Dating, which runs on Saturdays at the Circle club.
When I mentioned I was going to my friend Alison, she told me about a lesbian speed-dating night her ex-girlfriend had put on a few years back. On the way to the club, Dan was also growing increasingly conscious of what to ask when it came to opening questions. It was beginning to dawn on him that this was a night of intensive small talk. But we had arrived and there was no point backing out. Walking in, to our relief, there was a real mix of people, and to our relief you got a free glass of champagne to calm any nerves.
We sat down and registered. My old married name was on the list due to its being connected to my PayPal account. The instructions were simple. All the women sat at a table, and the men moved from table to table every time a whistle was blown. You got a sheet to make notes about each person, and had to tick yes or no regarding seeing them again.
The most striking thing about the whole process was the sheer amount of bilge you can cover with someone you have never met before — in three minutes. It was spectacular. Wow, just three minutes to reach that conclusion; speed dating is efficient!Bartenders Match the Drink to the Person - Lineup - Cut
By date 21 I was fully dated out. Luckily that date was Dan so we compared notes on how it had gone then I went to the bathroom and he went to the bar. From inside the cubicle I could hear two girls discussing Dan and how nice they thought he was.
A couple of days later we both received an email to say if we had any matches. I had one, which considering I only ticked yes for two people was pretty good going. Speed dating was an absolute blast. I definitely recommend it to anyone that wants a fun change to internet dating. I looked at the details of my match on the email. We had entered into that relationship grey area. The Northerner UK news.
Speed dating: the Happy Meal of romance? Northern Lass. Published on Fri 2 Aug Research education and opportunities are an important part of undergraduate medical education.
Stakeholder consultation and literature informed a item cross-sectional survey. Home campus distributed vs. In our adjusted linear regression model, the most significant predictors of higher self-rated research ability were prior thesis work and other prior research experience. This study also identified several predictors of student self-rated research ability.
Research education and opportunities during medical school are regarded as a vital aspect of a well-rounded undergraduate medical education. In principle, such programs teach future physicians the skills required to critically evaluate medical literature, collaborate to further medical knowledge and provide context to the application of research findings to medical practice 1. The importance of these skills has been recognized by medical educators as well as by accrediting bodies, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada within the Scholar role in its CanMEDS competencies framework.
Despite the perceived importance of these skills, there has been a general decline in the number of physician scientists. This has been partly attributed to a lack of research opportunities at the undergraduate medical level and the inability to train and retain young investigators.
The potential impact of undergraduate medical education on research productivity and attitudes toward future research has been previously reported. A review on medical students and scholarly research noted that only seven of the included 20 studies were within a decade of publication. Furthermore, we endeavoured to investigate potential predictors of student interest and self-rated research ability. We also hypothesized a priori that self-rated research ability and interest in research would show a positive association.
The Michael G. The school has three campuses. There is substantial basic science, clinical, and epidemiological research activity within the university and associated academic hospitals. Two distributed campuses are located in the Niagara and Waterloo Regions, each with 28 MD students per year. These two medical campuses are based at Brock University and the University of Waterloo, respectively. To ensure equivalent access of students to research opportunities across all sites, a faculty member who focused on creating research opportunity was appointed in each distributed campus.
No such role exists in the Hamilton Campus, which has abundant research opportunities. There was no mandatory research project required of medical students. Participation in research was encouraged, including access to travel grants and a leave policy that facilitates student presentation of research at peer-reviewed conferences.
This study was a cross-sectional survey of all Michael G. We were unable to identify a previously validated scale for assessing medical student research attitudes and opportunities during training. Therefore, with input from epidemiologists and curriculum content experts, we developed a item survey Appendix A aimed at understanding current research education and opportunities.
The survey was pretested by the design team to confirm it was encompassing and measuring intended aspects related to research education and opportunity. The survey was reviewed and piloted in discussion with faculty prior to administration to clarify wording and to determine the typical time it would take for a medical student to complete.
Questions were a combination of multiple choice, 5-point Likert scale and free-text comment responses. Demographic data, past and current research involvement, self-rated research ability, and opinions on research curriculum, research education and opportunities were collected. DeGroote School of Medicine and distributed to study participants via a lottery system. SurveyMonkey www.
Students generated a unique identifier to track possible duplicate responses and allow for removal of individual respondent level data if later requested.