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James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society – Brain Pickings

“A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.” Source: James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society –

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Happy Easter! Καλό Πασχα!

“I had experienced many Easters as a child, then as a youth and an adult. But none of them equaled the beauty and emotion of that Easter night in the village in Crete. I felt bound in some irrevocable way

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari review – chilling | Books | The Guardian

The epic, widely celebrated Sapiens gets the sequel it demanded: a breathless, compulsive inquiry into humanity’s apocalyptic, tech-driven future Source: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari review – chilling | Books | The Guardian

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The Nothingness of Personality (young Borges)

“There is no whole self. It suffices to walk any distance along the inexo­rable rigidity that the mirrors of the past open to us in order to feel like out­siders, naively flustered by our own bygone days.” You find yourself

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