Sydney siege, news of school children in Pakistan, news of children’s bodies in Cairns. It seems that the tide of violence is coming more and more to our attention. 483 more words
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David Cameron has pledged to reduce the deficit at all costs even if it means hunting it down on horses with a huge pack of beagles. 189 more words
I just saw Christopher Nolan’s movie Interstellar and, while much of the buzz out there is about the “hard SF” and how real the science (of black holes and theoretical worm holes) was imagined via astrophysicist Kip Thorne and visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin, what got my attention was the theme of the film, reflected best by the polarizing speech delivered by Amelia Brand (played by Anne Hathaway and provided below in full). 726 more words
Williams, Margery. The Velveteen Rabbit. 40 p. New York: Doubleday & Co. 1922.
On the surface, this book appears as simple as a toy rabbit stuffed with sawdust. 350 more words
“Instead of the limits of borders (of countries and of our minds) let us and our leaders expand our sense of possibility… and together let’s look at building bridges to distant horizons, far and great. 48 more words