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but bright and happy life

Suddenly, he did not know why, he felt a pang. The day was so beautiful, the sun so bright, everything around so gay, but that slim pretty girl did not know, or wish to know, of his existence and was contented and cheerful in her own separate — probably foolish — but bright and happy life. 47 more words


but we know life

“Yes, the oak is right, a thousand times right,” thought Prince Andrew. “Let others — the young — yield afresh to that fraud, but we know life, our life is finished!”

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace


stupid, meaningless, constantly repeated fraud

“Spring, love, happiness!” this oak seemed to say. “Are you not weary of that stupid, meaningless, constantly repeated fraud? Always the same and always a fraud? 63 more words


Daniel Burston: Corruption in the Mental Health Professions -- Psychology, Psychiatry and the “New Normal” 


The Social Psychology of Corruption

Ask yourself the following question; “What is the most corrupt place in the world?” Forget Sodom and Gomorrah. Forget Caligula’s Rome. 6,242 more words

Social Justice


Posted on December 18, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

In the interest of including all perspectives on events of high importance, we share the following short documentary “Inside the People’s Republic of Donetsk”. 392 more words

Earth Matters

Russia's economic crisis and the danger of war

Russia is in an economic crisis—the result of U.S.-led sanctions, the Saudi attack on oil prices and the underlying weakness of the Russian economy.

With the collapse of the Russian ruble, Vladimir Putin has been backed into a corner with few options—all of them bad. 501 more words

The Passing Scene