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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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Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? – Scientific American

We are in the middle of a technological upheaval that will transform the way society is organized. We must make the right decisions now Source: Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? – Scientific American

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How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. – The Atlantic

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism. Source: How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. – The Atlantic    

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#WhiteHouseSoWhite: “I Am Not Your Negro” illuminates America’s ongoing race problem – Salon.com

The Trump administration is the whitest in decades. “I Am Not Your Negro” confronts both past and present racism Source: #WhiteHouseSoWhite: “I Am Not Your Negro” illuminates America’s ongoing race problem – Salon.com Please also read: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/46735/posts/1416209066

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