Gentle lady, do not sing Sad songs about the end of love; Lay aside sadness and sing, How love that passes is enough. Sing about the long deep sleep Of lovers that are dead and how In the grave all love shall sleep Love is aweary now – James Joyce
Was an effort made to create this? Was an effort made to overcome this? Is good art the capitulation of the artist?
Review: Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
Seven years after his The Better Angels of our Nature, the book in which he presented abundant statistics and reasons why violence has declined, Steven Pinker has published an even more ambitious tome defending the idea and ideals of Enlightenment. The controversy that arose from the 'cautiously optimist' view he presented in 2011 might have ...
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Howdy, There's no doubt that your web site could be having internet browser compatibility issues. Raise your arms their own original position and then squeeze the blades of the shoulder. In countries like America where we eat little fish, the obesity rate is sky rocketing. First step is to write several high quality articles but additionally ...
Don't underestimate the power of pretty scientific models! On the catwalk of the universe they are all we have.
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Be careful
Be particularly careful about the following four words: sacrifice, eternity, purity, redemption. If you hear any of these, sound the alarm. And if you happen to live in a country whose leader routinely says things like 'Their sacrifice will redeem the purity of our eternal nation' – know that you are in deep trouble. – Yuval Noah Harari, 21 lessons
The problem with an inferiority complex is that those affected by it look down on their own knowledge. This strongly impedes their ability to take in new knowledge because they cannot integrate it with what they already know.
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The meaning of life is thus a bit like playing with a live hand grenade. Once you pass it on to somebody else, you are safe. - Yuval Noah Harari
Don’t ask what Putin can do for you, ask what you can do for Putin – D. Trump
Reading: Light by Charles Simic
Fellow Dutch poet Willem Thies shared this short poem from the book "The lunatic" by Charles Simic on social media. I forward it here. The light Our thoughts like it quiet In this no-bird dawn, Like the way the early light Takes the world as it finds it And makes no comment About the apples ...
An earlier version of this obituary misstated the name of Mr. Hoagland’s first poetry collection. It is “Sweet Ruin,” not “Sweet Rain.”