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An Angle on Suffering (2/3): Dabrowski's Theory

The mind and spirit of man advance when he is tried by suffering. The more the ground is ploughed the better the seed will grow, the better the harvest will be.

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Bahá'í Faith

Bergson: Matter & Memory

‘Whenever we are trying to recover a recollection, to call up some period of our history, we become conscious of an act sui genesis by which we detach ourselves from the present in order to replace ourselves, first in the past in general, then in a certain region of the past – a work of adjustment, something like the focussing of a camera. 201 more words

Moments of Being (Virginia Woolf)

Mere memories. Moments of Being is a collection of unpublished autobiographical writings of Virginia Woolf, centred on A Sketch of the Past, in which Woolf saws her memories into slices. 328 more words

20th Century

Sebald's The Emigrants and Phantasms

Walking England’s oldest pathway in between immersing in WG Sebald, placing foot after foot on a path used by walkers 5000 years ago, reflecting on the memories and stones and truths in… 557 more words

20th Century


No seu ensaio sobre o riso, Henri Bergson explica o riso é incompatível com a emoção, ele dirige-se antes à inteligência. Precisamos de conseguir separar ambas as coisas para colher o cómico da situação. 136 more words


Kate Fox, Alfie Crow and Norbert the Dog

Nottingham Writers’ Studio offers fantastic courses, Saturday’s was no exception: Writing Comedy, with Kate, Alfie and a lick from their dog, Norbert (who nearly overdosed on paracetamol having pinched a strip of them from someone’s handbag). 694 more words

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