Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Brainblocks

“Personality traits that we traditionally associate with stagnation, inefficiency, failure, and despondency are nothing more than brainblocks: The products of glitches and the consequences of inefficient use of our brains. Brainblocks are the habits of feeling, thinking, and doing created by our brains that block our pursuit of success. And only our brains, or how […]

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Neely Fuller Jr. On Words As Tools & The Definition Of Justice

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Neely Fuller Jr. On The Definition Of Justice

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The Real Definition Of Justice Or Else

“Justice requires not only the ceasing and desisting of injustice but also requires either punishment or reparation for injuries and damages inflicted for prior wrongdoing. The essence of injustice is the redistribution of gains earned through the perpetration of injustice. If restitution is not made and reparations not instituted to compensate for prior injustices, those […]

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Neely Fuller Jr. Defines Education

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Habit

HABIT: “Our lives- all of our lives, all races, all classes- have a regular course to them. They are habit-shaped. There is habit in the way we see ourselves, the way we see and relate to each other, as genders, as classes, as races. Habit has to it a silence, a soothing transparency. In our […]

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Discipline

DISCIPLINE: “Discipline was a big word that meant a lot in our house growing up. It doesn’t only mean punishing someone for a transgression; discipline can also mean taking control of yourself- your words and your actions. Through many an ebb and flow in our individual lives- and in our relationships with one another- it’s […]

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: The Brain

THE BRAIN: “The brain is capable of millions of different things, and people really should learn how incredible they are, and how incredible their minds actually are. Not only do we have this unbelievable thing within our heads that can do so many things for us and can help us learn, but it can change […]

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Learning

LEARNING: “Learning refers to a short-, intermediate-, or relatively long-term change in perception, ways of integrating and organizing information, of communicating, expressing and applying processed information in the world by both verbal and nonverbal means that occur as the result of experience, imitation, deliberate and/or repeated practice, and the inferential construction of concepts, procedures and […]

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Indiscriminate Bonding

INDISCRIMINATE BONDING: “Baby ducks have been known to follow a scientist’s yellow boots as if those boots were their mom, because that’s what they were exposed to directly after birth. This learned response is called indiscriminate bonding. (Perhaps one explanation for why we sometimes date the wrong person.” -Drs. Roizen & Oz Tweet

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