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Symbolic leadership and the significance of the discovery of the Sulawesi cave paintings

The discovery of the cave paintings in a remote region of Indonesia seems likely to change our understanding the origins of artistic creativity

According to a BBC report… 372 more words

Rubbing Shoulders

Constructive Fallacy of the Secondary Activity – or, perhaps, The Delusion of Mastery through Proximity.

Whilst making breakfast this morning, I had BBC Radio 4 burbling away in the background, as is my wont.

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La Rentrée: it's better in French

Saying good-bye to summer is so very hard for us here at Laura Lobdell. As with so many things, the end of summer sounds better in French. 122 more words

Worth reading: The New Yorker 1 Sept 14: Why we Walk

Last night on the bus ride up to the DMZ I read an awesome article in the September 1 issue of the New Yorker. Adam Gopnik’s “ 258 more words


"Heaven's Gaits"

The occasion of Ferris Jabr’s piece on walking, I think, was Adam Gopnik’s review of several books on bipedalism in the September 1 issue of  128 more words


L'aura de Paris


I have news: the flâneuse has equipped herself with new black Converse and has relocated to the streets of Paris. She has subsequently been inspired to abandon retirement and pen another series of stories about life in France. 564 more words

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