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Evolution and Progress

I’ve long pondered this phrases:

The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him… The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself… All progress depends on the unreasonable man.

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Saint Joan

As you enter the Donmar auditorium, Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc is kneeling in the centre of the stage, praying to the God she is certain is on her side. 350 more words

Theatre

From Pinter to Shaw and Ibsen

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BY BILLY SUTER

POPULAR plays by Harold Pinter, Peter Shaffer, George Bernard Shaw and Henrik Ibsen, all filmed live on stage in London, have been assembled for screening at Umhlanga’s Cinema Nouveau, at Gateway, as part of the latest season of the National Theatre Live film series. 639 more words

Cinema

1871 – Alexander Sullivan, barrister and last King’s Serjeant of Ireland, is born in Dublin.

Best known as the leading counsel for the defence in the 1916 treason trial of Roger Casement. Sullivan failed to win the case and Casement was sentenced to death. 1,251 more words

Irish History

Day 48 - Capital Punish

I have to make one thing clear; I do not agree with everything I post.  My goal is to familiarize myself with different types of literature, and subjects.   971 more words

Literature

Day 47 - The Story of Pygmalion and Galatea

Today, I wanted to read an essay by George Bernard Shaw.  Usually when I look up an author, I’ll learn about his/her background. Then I seek out a list of what was written, and I’ll choose from that list.   477 more words

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