August 3rd, 2013

Иван Дурак

Человек, рассмешивший смерть


Хорошо известно, что отрицательные эмоции негативно влияют на иммунную систему. Изданная в 1976 г. автобиографическая книга Нормана Казинса "Анатомия болезни (с точки зрения пациента)" [Norman Cousins, "Anatomy of an illness (as perceived by the patient)"] произвела взрыв в медицинском мире. В ней, опираясь на собственный опыт исцеления, автор утверждает, что положительное эмоциональное состояние может вылечить даже от тяжелой болезни.
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Иван Дурак

Will Obama Lose His Nobel Peace Prize?

Think President Obama’s 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was a mistake?

Well, Stefan Svallfors, a Swedish sociology professor from Umeå University, certainly does. In fact, he has a better candidate for the prize: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Well, Stefan Svallfors, a Swedish sociology professor from Umeå University, certainly does. In fact, he has a better candidate for the prize: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

In a letter recently sent to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Svallfors wrote that Snowden has: “revealed the existence and extent of the surveillance the U.S. government devotes to electronic communications worldwide … Edward Snowden has helped to make the world a little bit better and safer.”

Can I get an “Amen”?
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