Una docente en un Monsaterio cisterciense

Así es,  por primera vez en Santa María de Huerta (SMH), último pueblo antes de Zaragoza y primero de Soria. Salió a recibirme el monje hospedero a la puerta del monasterio quien, con amabilidad y simpatía me mostró eficiente y calmadamente la esencial metodología  de la hospedería  y resolvió mis dudas. La comunidad de monjes [...]

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Richard Feynman: Honours and Epaulets

ROMAN VIKING

One of my favourite scientists is Richard Feynman. I remember first encountering him when I read his book What Do You Care What Other People Think? I was immediately drawn to his insatiable curiosity, his manner of explaining things with beautiful examples, and his way of exciting the reader’s interest in the nature of things. I also found that I shared some of his fundamental values, and I liked the way he articulated them.

Later, I discovered several YouTube videos of interviews with Feynman as well as other clips of his classroom lectures. Among my favourites is one in which Feynman, although a Nobel Prize winner in physics, explains his distaste for “honours,” a distaste I have always shared, not just because honours often go to the wrong people, but also because they are generally a divisive instrument, singling out the “illustrious” by virtue of arbitrary categories and principles of…

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DOMINIOS Y RASGOS DE PERSONALIDAD

DESHINIBICIÓN (versus escrupulosidad) Asunción de riesgos: involucrarse en actividades pelligrosas, de riesgo y potencialmente dañinas, innecesariamente y sin tener en cuenta las consecuencias. Propensión al aburriemiento e iniciación irreflexiva de actividades para vencer el aburrimiento, falta de preocupación por las limitaciones y la negación de la realidad del peligro personal para uno. Impulsividad: dejarse llevar [...]