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Understanding in Life

“All,everything that I understand,I understand only because I love.”-Leo Tolstoy

Shattering Mirrors

Last night, I sat down on the couch with my laptop to write a blog post about family. Five minutes later, I was drawn into an intense family “discussion.” A loud one. 1,193 more words


A new beginning

On the 1st September I handed in my Master’s thesis.

It felt akin, according to my imagination, to being in a car traveling at breakneck speed and suddenly coming to an abrupt halt. 1,030 more words

Global Politics

My 2017 Bookshelf - part two;

Hello all!

Welcome back to the second part of my bookshelf – if you haven’t read part one then you can do so right here… 1,679 more words

Book Recommendations

Thought for the Day: If we kept in mind . .

“If we kept in mind that we will soon inevitably die, our lives would be completely different.

If a person knows that he will die in a half hour, he certainly will not bother doing trivial, stupid, or, especially, bad things during this half hour. 49 more words

Thought For The Day

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy   

I remember when I put this book on my list—I saw it on my coworker’s desk way back in 2002. He said it was the best book he’d ever read and was reading it for the second time. 476 more words

Tolstoy’s Ultimate Definition of Art

Tolstoy’s Ultimate Definition of Art

Series: Leo Tolstoy’s What is Art? Part 12

I have been writing recently about the idea of what makes a work of literature art, based upon Leo Tolstoy’s treatise… 331 more words

Big Questions