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Daniel Is Dead

Daniel is dead.  Jerry is now quaking for his son.  Daniel was 16.  Jerry is a drug dealer and in prison.

Dan Spargo-Mabbs lived in Croydon. 656 more words

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L Friedman

Synopsis: A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. 537 more words

Society

Is a 'Muslim Registry' Possible?

It’s been about a month since Donald Trump has become the president elect of the United States. It’s been about a month and I’m still frozen in shock and disgust. 991 more words

Culture & Society

The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality by Luciano Floridi

Synopsis: Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are changing the answer to these fundamental human questions. 295 more words

History

Thoughts

This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. 56 more words

Thought& Opinion

Thoughts

It is creative because it takes the raw materials of fact and feeling and makes them into that which is neither fact nor feeling. Redemptive because it transforms pain, ugliness of life into joy, beauty. 43 more words

Thought& Opinion

Thoughts

They speak as though we should wait for improvement to be handed to us, not as though we might seize it. Perhaps their despair is in some ways simply that they are audience rather than actors.The grounds for hope are in the shadows, in the people who are inventing the world while no one looks, who themselves don’t know yet whether they will have any effect, in the people you have not yet heard of who , the next or become something you cannot yet imagine. 62 more words

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