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Who will you feed: the Wolf of Love, or the Wolf of Hate?

Can Buddha’s brain give us any insight to help empower South Africa’s youth? In Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom (2014), Dr. Rick Hanson explores the contemplative practices of Buddhism through the lens of modern psychology and neuroscience to answer two questions: “What brain states underlie the mental states of happiness, love, and wisdom?” and “How can you use your mind to

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Listen Up! 15 Reasons to Consider Audiobooks

Listening to audiobooks is nothing new. They’ve been around for some time now, but audio content is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are exploring audio content as an (awesome!) alternative to the buzz, brands, and banality of mainstream media outlets. In South Africa, Cliff Central is tapping into this audio zeitgeist, so keep an eye out and watch this space, but in

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Big History in South Africa?

In 2008, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates was making good time and money on a treadmill while watching David Christian’s video course, “Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity”—he was sold: “I just loved it,” Gates said, “It was very clarifying for me. I thought, God, everybody should watch this thing!” So what happened when Big Money met Big

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