I frequently run into trainers that tell me that they “use Positive Reinforcement.” They don’t. They think they do, but they don’t. They can’t. It’s actually not possible to use Positive Reinforcement or any of the other quadrants of the Operant Conditioning model defined in the behavioural research of B.F. Skinner, Keller Breland, and many others. It would be […]
Archives for April 2014
In 1989, my path took a radical shift in direction. The day I witnessed my mother’s Spirit leave her body gave me a powerful incentive for finding a better way to do my own life. What has happened since has been nothing short of Divine Guidance. These are excerpts from that journey.
In Oman, my sketchbook and paints are constantly in use as I try to capture the stark beauty around me. However, in this barren land it is rare to see much wildlife. Most of Arabia’s wildlife is endangered, especially mammals like Leopard, Oryx and Wolf.
I adore leopards. Although you have to work really hard to find one, this wildlife park probably houses the most beautiful specimens. They are still very skittish, which makes them even more spectacular and impressive.
After enjoying the hotel and the Florida coast for two days (we always try to arrive early for a cruise) we boarded the Royal Princess, the newest, largest and most glamorous in the Princess fleet. Launched in Britain last year by Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, the 3500-passenger ship is loaded with innovations designed to keep loyal Princess guests happy while attracting a new generation of cruisers who demand good value along with sophistication and elegance.
Using a technique I developed through Photoshop I like to take photos of run down, rusty, dirty objects, and create an even more gritty look.
It was the perfect chance for a small group of people who said ‘they had no choice’, to prove that NO ONE CAN TAKE AWAY OUR CHOICE TO DO THE RIGHT THING. To stand up and declare that this kind of government intimidation will no longer be tolerated.
The story of the Electric guitar is not only the story of the evolution of a musical instrument, it is equally a story of our changing cultural and social identity during the most tumultuous century in human history.