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Dominique Francon

She shuddered suddenly, and then she laughed. She laughed simply, completely; he saw the pale foam of the dress trembling; she stood straight, her head thrown back, like a string shaking with the vibrations of a blinding insult to him; an insult, because her laughter was not bitter or mocking, but quite simply gay.

Fiction Reading

I’m not really a big fan of fiction. I’m a big non-fiction kind of guy. I like my economics from textbooks, my ethnographies under 200 pages, my political theory in thick books, my history riddled with theory, and my law in blog form. 276 more words


I Am the Only Being Whose Doom

How strange it is that I find the kind of solace in poetry that I cannot with any other human being. It is on moments like these, when reading the thoughts of someone long dead makes me think about how much more I can relate to their despondency than to the jubilant superficiality I succumb to everyday, all the time. 643 more words


The Fountainhead of human progress / El Manantial

Architecture of course… well not exactly… mind, reason, ego…

First of all, before to get the classic Rand’s opus, it’s necessary to change concepts, definitions, a matter of semantics. 3,034 more words


Saturday July 12

A large-ish pile of dance-y or electronic new wave 12 inch singles to go through today for 1 euro a pop. Lots of names I’d forgotton. 499 more words

Market Finds

Personal Growth/Self Development in Film

Frequently mentioned are the classic texts of the self-development industry. Off the top of my head, I would recall “Napoleon Hill- Think and Grow Rich”,“Dale Carnegie – How to Win Friends and Influence People” and Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits”. 505 more words

Personal Growth