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Age of Accountability

“The wild worship of lawlessness and the materialist worship of law end in the same void. Nietzsche scales staggering mountains, but he turns up ultimately in Tibet. 257 more words

G.K. Chesterton

I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service. – Joseph Heller http://ift.tt/23YDXru

Joseph Heller

Matthew Desmond (2016) Evicted. Poverty and Profit in the American City.

The blurb on the cover by Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks reads: ‘A masterpiece. Beautiful, harrowing and deeply human’. You may remember that Rebecca Skloot immersed herself in the story of how a poor black woman, daughter of tobacco farmer, contracted a virulent cancer that killed her, but her cells were taken without her or her family’s knowledge and literally spawned a billion-dollar industry while those left behind, her ancestors, remained in poverty. 1,374 more words

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war – for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. 13 more words

Joseph Heller

Crowdfunding Entrails!

Today we’re delighted – and terrified, but mostly delighted – to be launching our Indiegogo campaign to help us take Entrails to the Edinburgh Fringe. 819 more words

Catch-22

CATCH 22

A team this week described what they were dealing with as…’a little craziness going on elsewhere in the business….and ever so slightly with themselves’.

The business’ current pre-occupation was – ‘behaviour change’. 338 more words

Wisdom

Book Review: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

I’ve read a lot of books in my life, but sometimes I still find myself at a loss when faced with the sheer number of classics I apparently missed out on during my youth. 564 more words

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