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Book Review: Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw

Fascinating story about a man who went from being a poor immigrant to possibly the richest man in the world.  Carnegie was incredibly confident in himself and his abilities, yet seemed to believe that his wealth was amassed mostly due to luck and society itself.   328 more words

History

On Being Called Spock

My dorm mate in high school once called me Spock when I told her I couldn’t join her for one thing or another, because I had to study. 544 more words

Culture

Karl Ove Knausgaard [Knausgård]--"My Saga: Part One" (New York Times Magazine, February 25, 2015) [translated 2015]

SOUNDTRACK: DIANA GAMEROS-“Ligerita.”

Last week, a Tiny Desk Contest winner was announced. This week, All Songs Considered posted ten runners up that they especially liked.  1,385 more words

Drinking

FRANK UNDERWOOD IS CONFABULATION AT ITS BEST

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CAUTION: SPOILER ALERT

When Brian Williams got confused – or CONFABULATED EVENTS PUTTING HIMSElF IN THE OTHER HELICOPTER – I spent a lot of time thinking on the power of confabulation in story-telling. 505 more words

Ebooks

Biblical Precedent for Mixed Multitudes

For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

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Biography

The Brothers Grimm: Two Lives, One Legacy

The Brothers Grimm: Two Lives, One Legacy by Donald R. Hettinga

Published October 15th 2001 by Clarion Books

Plot Description: In this biography of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, we get to learn what the brothers were like growing up, how they were raised, and the education they received, before they became the famous Brothers Grimm.  273 more words

Subject Area

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Like a punishing undertow
engulfing its next victim
the weight of my emotion
lures me into its suffocating embrace.
No longer forcing
the breath
which guides me… 8 more words

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