Monthly Archives: April 2013

World Thinkers 2013

World Thinkers 2013. Left to right: Ashraf Ghani, Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker © US Embassy, Kabul © Rex Features After more than 10,000 votes from over 100 countries, the results of Prospect’s world thinkers 2013 poll are in. Online polls

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The conversation: Can Europe survive the current crisis? | Comment is free | The Guardian

The conversation: Can Europe survive the current crisis? | Comment is free | The Guardian. Can Europe survive the crisis? Greek film-maker Constantine Giannaris and German novelist Juli Zeh compare their two nations’ vastly different perspectives on the eurozone crisis

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Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 163, William T. Vollmann

Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 163, William T. Vollmann. William T. Vollmann, the author of eleven books, all published since 1987, has become known for his highly unusual prolificity, for his extraordinary stylistic pyrotechnics, for the unique

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It’s Only with the Heart One Can See Rightly: A Hand-Drawn Quote from The Little Prince | Brain Pickings

It’s Only with the Heart One Can See Rightly: A Hand-Drawn Quote from The Little Prince | Brain Pickings. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince is not only one of my favorite children’s classics with philosophy for grown-ups, but is

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Ten Wicked Idioms That I Love — The Good Men Project

Ten Wicked Idioms That I Love — The Good Men Project. Without letting the cat out of the bag: Carl Pettit loves idioms suggesting the torture of house cats. When a man or woman wants to communicate something important, idioms

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