Archive for July 2012 | Monthly archive page

In 2003, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was diagnosed with cancer. Luckily, it was a type of pancreatic cancer with a very high survival rate. Unfortunately, Jobs resisted his doctors’ recommendations for mainstream medical treatment for nine months. Instead, he turned to experts in “alternative medicine,” including an acupuncturist and a psychic. Jobs finally consented to

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Jul 21

Welcome to CFAR!

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Welcome to the Center for Applied Rationality! We’re leading a fast-growing movement of people learning cognitive science-based skills to become happier, more effective, and better at helping the world. Our retreats for adults have been getting rave reviews. Our summer camp is full of some of the country’s most accomplished high-school students. And we’re hard

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