Public speech: keep your audience interested

Public speech: keep your audience interested

  Tips to make your public speech better   Being a student, you probably know what public speeches are like. It’s likely you had a chance to speak in front of a small audience when you presented your essay writing or some other kind of work. Not everyone is able to feel confident in a…

Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various techniques. Some of these techniques, known as siddhis in the yoga tradition (from the Sanskrit, meaning “perfection”), include meditation, static dancing, drumming, praying, fasting, psychedelics, and more. In Buddhism, for example, the existence of advanced powers…

Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP

Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVrDF0nSIAU A group of artists including actors Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson and designer Vivienne Westwood are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade deal TTIP (pronounced tee-tip) which is being secretly negotiated between the EU and the US. They are questioning its democratic validity, as no UK MP has had…

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