Three TED talks by highly successful people who struggled with powerful mental illnesses.
This America’s Got Talent contestant told the judges she has anxiety disorder and depression. Howie Mandel, one of the judges, suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which is a specific kind of anxiety disorder. The contestant and Mandel have been able to succeed because of the help of others. Humans are social animals: “Either we … Read more
Today I discovered a YouTube video and TED talk from 2012. The YouTube videos have a longer total running-time, but I think they are more interesting. YouTube Playlist of four-part series and two case studies: TED: [ted id=1535] In 2007, I wrote about the same issue, but Ferguson’s discussion is much more detailed. I analyzed … Read more
Spontaneous: doing things that other people did not expect you to do but of which they approve. Impulsive: doing things that other people did not expect you to do but of which they disapprove. Note that it does not matter if your actions were planned or unplanned–it only matters if other people perceive your actions … Read more
On 19 May 2014, The Intercept by First Look Media published an article about the NSA wiretap/spy program MYSTIC and named four of the five countries where MYSTIC was active in 2012 and 2013. According The Intercept (and implied by The Washington Post), NSA’s MYSTIC was/is storing only metadata of mobile-phone calls in Kenya, Mexico, … Read more
Henry H. Perritt, Jr., Professor of Law and former Dean at Chicago-Kent College of Law will have an article, Making International Criminal Law Realistic, in a forthcoming 2007 issue of the London Law Review. In this article, Professor Perritt argues that unthinking application of traditional precepts of International Criminal Law (ICL) risks making guerrilla insurgencies … Read more
A beautiful tribute to Nelson Mandela, two days after he died.
attorney (chicago) Date: 2011-06-17, 10:37PM CDT Reply to: [email protected] Small persona linjury law firm seeking an entry level associate attorney. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Illinois. The job pays $1000.00 per month. Some experience in handling personal injury matter is encouraged. However, experience is not necessary, the law firm will training … Read more