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Sunday, August 06, 2017

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

  • "This is a fragile time: Roughly a third of languages are now endangered" (7,099 languages are spoken today, ¶1, 2017.07.25).

    tags: countries Ethnologue languages maps regions world

    • Even the most persnickety economists will tend to grant that whether there is this geological formation under your county is probably exogenous to family formation preferences.
      • A genuine research opportunity
    • First let me be clear that we are not looking at North Dakota and Montana, in what’s called the Bakken region up there.
    • The data do show that in response to these increased economic activity and earnings potential we do see an increase in births. But interestingly there’s the same response among married births and nonmarried births and no increase in marriage
    • the nonmarital birth response is very different: a 10 percent increase in earnings associated with the coal boom actually led to a reduction in nonmarital births
    • So a coal boom produced more marriage, more kids and fewer kids born to unmarried moms; whereas a fracking boom produced more kids, but no more marriage and a lot more kids born to unmarried moms?
    • Not everyone sees the rise in nonmarital childbearing as a challenge, but if you look at the data on the economic circumstances of kids, it’s hard not to think of that as a challenge.  

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Sunday, July 02, 2017

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Sunday, June 04, 2017

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Notes on needs and ikigai (生き甲斐)

As studies mentioned in the Criticism section of Maslow's hierarchy of needs suggest, the constructs, comprehensiveness, or fit of levels may vary according to age, broad socio-cultural characteristics, and local or geopolitical circumstances. Nevertheless, conceivable conflation of needs for self-actualization and self-transcendence seem to reflect notions attributed to ikikai (生き甲斐), for example: "the source of value in one's life or the things that make one's life worthwhile" and "mental and spiritual circumstances under which individuals feel that their lives are valuable" (Ikikai, ¶4 [supporting references absent], 2017.03.11).


Sunday, April 09, 2017

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

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Sunday, April 02, 2017

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