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Linguistic Intelligence and The Development of the Writer

In his book Frames of Mind, which some call seminal, (I wouldn’t really know, not a psychologist, just someone who dated a bunch of women who studied it) Howard Gardner proposes the existence of 8 intelligences. These eight are: Musical Intelligence – People with musical intelligence normally have good pitch or might possess absolute pitch, […]

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Arthur Schopenhauer on Books and Reading

Endlich is die Freude

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Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky

What do you think is your deepest desire?

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Seneca on Crowds

I’m back with another article on one of my favorite all time hypocrites, Seneca. There is a lot of irony in this letter on crowds. If you dig deeper on Seneca, mostly reading what his contemporaries thought about him, especially other stoic philosophers than you are well aware of all the contradictions between what this […]

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Seneca on Reading

Why the company of great and favorite writers should be kept often.

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The Power, Brutality and Beauty of Elinor Wylie’s Poetry

I am a firm believer in sad truth that with time a lot of great art gets forgotten. We can see that with music of the past. Different genres get reduced to one or two artists. For example, Reggae is just Bob Marley, jazz is Miles Davis, or John Coltrane. I wonder if that will […]

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Run With The Wind

Run with the wind is one of the best sports anime, as well as tv shows I have ever seen. It follows a group of college kids who get tricked into joining a long-distance track and field club in their college. Their lives have been enriched, my heart was filled. I have gained friends so […]

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick

There I something quite special about reading Philp K. Dick. He knows how to snatch attention. With just a page or two you are completely under his control. You need more, you find it hard to let the book go. You need answers, damn it! And you will read as much as you can to […]

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

There is a dark side to ambition. There are a lot of self-help books that deal with “Go out there, grit and grind. Be determined to work hard at what you want to achieve” etc. But I really doubt that they touch upon the dark aspects of what it means or what you could lose […]

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The Anthem by Ayn Rand

In most cases, I review stuff that I like. The rest are things that left some sort of clear impression on me and made me think. The Anthem is not either of those, but I still thought it was interesting enough to review. This is one dystopia that has been thought out. Most dystopias are […]