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Charon and the Elysium

Black Charon in the silver sea of the red Elysium. The Greek underworld, in mythology, is an otherworld where souls go after death, and is the original Greek idea of afterlife. At the moment of death the soul is separated

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Tiziana Cantone: Suicide following years of humiliation online stuns Italy – BBC News

How did Italy view the suicide of a young woman whose sex videos spread over the internet? Source: Tiziana Cantone: Suicide following years of humiliation online stuns Italy – BBC News

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The Best Books About Books: Part 2 | Literary Hub

Last summer, I wrote a piece about a number of books that were themselves about books, a category that happens to be my very favorite. Though I maybe should have anticipated it (it was, after all, … Source: The Best

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Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary – Brain Pickings

Reflections on the value of recording our inner lives from Woolf, Thoreau, Sontag, Emerson, Nin, Wilde, Plath, and more. Source: Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary – Brain Pickings

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Why I Hate the Internet found so many readers | Technology | The Guardian

Jarett Kobek’s self-published diatribe against San Francisco startup culture has become a sensation, winning plaudits from the New York Times and Bret Easton Ellis Source: Why I Hate the Internet found so many readers | Technology | The Guardian

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Review: When the Digital World Is Judging Your Every Thought – The New York Times

Jarett Kobek’s “I Hate the Internet” is a grainy political and cultural rant, a sustained shriek about power and morality in a new global era. Source: Review: When the Digital World Is Judging Your Every Thought – The New York

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How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life – The New York Times

The unique 21st-century misery of the online shaming victim. Source: How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life – The New York Times

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