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God at the Grammys: The Chosen Ones – WSJ.com

As always, Neil Strauss slices to the fascinating core of popular psychology. This time, as prelude to his forthcoming book, he writes in the Wall Street Journal about positive belief and superstardom: Before they were famous, many of the biggest pop stars in the world believed that God wanted them to be famous, that this was …

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To Sell the Future, Find the Right ‘People Textures’ for the Sketch

Ever wonder where all those happy/engaged/entertained/… people in architectural renderings come from? >> To Sell the Future, Find the Right ‘People Textures’ for the Sketch – NYTimes.com

Slate.com: Are high schoolers lazy or stupid?

Take a look at this article entitled “They’re Not Stupid—They’re Lazy: The real reason American high-schoolers have such dismal test scores.” It continues to highlight the problems of incentive-driven testing. “When states begin imposing penalties for failure, it makes a difference—sometimes a big one. Look at Texas: In 2004, results counted toward graduation for the …

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