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The Prologue of Curriculum Vitae

An emperor like Julius Caesar has an infamous phrase, “Veni, vidi, vici,” while a philosopher like Rene Descartes has an infamous phrase, “Cogito ergo sum.” 504 more words

Julius Caesar

I'm All A-Twitter

I Tweet, therefore I am.

Cotweeto ergo sum is my just made-up version of the seventeenth century French philosopher Rene Descartes’s cogito ergo sum loosely translated: I think, therefore I am. 370 more words


Unpacking the Philosophy behind Physical Literacy

“Physical literacy can be described as the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.” 1,126 more words

Curriculum PE

Losing ourselves in a culture of self-creation

We live in the first truly self-creating culture. You can actually make a whole new you.

In the past, people were known by their relationships. Our last names are themselves family ties, suggesting that your identity is based on who you are related to. 1,063 more words

Living in a Dream World

Is this the real world, or is it nothing more than a dream within a dream? This is the kind of question that 17th century philosopher Rene Descartes posed so long ago. 463 more words


«It is not enough to have a good mind; the important thing is to use it well.»

— Rene Descartes

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