In the most general way, the active character of love can be described by stating that love is primarily giving, not receiving. What is giving?
I have come gradually to understand that the liberal arts cliché about “teaching you how to think” is actually shorthand for a much deeper, more serious idea:
Beer mode is a state of unfocused play where you discover new ideas. In contrast, coffee mode is a state of focus where you work towards a specific outcome.
It’s an entirely new situation, emerging from the physical possibilities that will face any species that can overcome the natural interstellar quarantine of its solar system.
The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.
We think we can see space.
But these movies built a generation of men who are now in their 30s and 40s.
An uprising of octopi.
A link to Tversky and Kahneman.