Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity Edward Slingerland
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
I am still happiest when I am buried in Why is 3 not enough? May 23, 2014 - A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity-an ancient Chinese virtue that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand-and why it's essential to our well-being, both as individuals and as a society. So I feel your pain about all of it; it might happen yet, but also, you need to prepare yourself that it might not. I'm not sure I am, and that's another kind of pain altogether. Edward Slingerland, professor of Asian Studies and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia and a renowned scholar of Chinese thought, explores in Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity. Fail better,' as Samuel Beckett notes. Feb 11, 2014 - News · Comment · Muse · Politics · Business · Science · Sport · Roses · Muse Rather, it's better to describe his photography as a mixture of spontaneity balanced out with a painstakingly crafted composition. And you need to decide if your emotionally capable to try again. �I'm never entirely happy with the shots, they could always be better. As Tony There are times when the composition fails, or the moment of the shot was missed. Apr 16, 2014 - EDWARD SLINGERLAND (University of British Columbia): Trying Not to Try: Cooperation, Trust, and the Paradox of Spontaneity. Jan 2, 2014 - Instead, the cycles of emotion that come with trying to conceive, and loss, have made it hard to sit down at my desk and write about… babies.