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Why Book Hoarding is Different

The To Be Read pile is an ambiguous object.

On the one hand, there’s a genuine guilt factor: “I really shouldn’t spend any more on books till I’ve read these. 575 more words

10 Years Later, Why the Wachowskis' Flop 'Speed Racer' Is Actually a Masterpiece

The Odd Ducks is going to be an ongoing column looking back at misunderstood masterpieces, well-intentioned disasters and films so weird you can’t believe they exist. 1,958 more words

The Matrix

find me beneath the corsican stars where we first kissed

“Moments like this, I can feel your heart beating as clearly as I feel my own, and I know that separation is an illusion. My life extends far beyond the limitations of me.”

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“Belief is both prize & battlefield, within the mind & in the mind’s mirror, the world […] If we believe that humanity may transcend tooth & claw, if we believe races & creeds can share this world as peaceably as the orphans share their candlenut tree, if we believe leaders must be just, violence muzzled, power accountable & the riches of the Earth & its Oceans shared equitably, such a world will come to pass.

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Book Club

"Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell

Lot of people time to time think about the future. What kind of future we will have? Will new technologies replace people? Will we connect each others only through internet and will we like virtual reality more than real life? 684 more words


The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

David Mitchell is better known for his book Cloud Atlas. In that book, there is a very clear theme of eternal recurrence. 187 more words