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Quote Of The Day: 08/05/2015

It isn’t by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into the world…by getting so tuned in that we can ride the waves of our existence and never get tossed because we become the waves.

– Ken Kesey

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Unusual Jobs of Famous Writers

by Unplag.com

In the infographic below, Unplag plagiarism checker dives into big-name writers and their extraordinary jobs.

No one is born a writing genius. Famous literary giants whose novels changed the world and the way we think and live are not an exception. 33 more words

Articles

Mr. Zimmerman Flies To Buenos Aires (Economy Class) by Adam West

‘Would passengers for Flight 0077A to Buenos Aires, departing at sixteen thirty-five, please make their way to gate…’

Mr. Zimmerman checked his boarding pass.

I guess they mean me. 1,908 more words

All Stories

It's Not Me, It's You

Having a mental illness is only barely like having any other illness. Most illnesses, one is “brave” for getting through. We are brave for admitting to it. 445 more words

Navel Gazing

100 Word Review - One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest (1975)

Jack Nicholson at his finest in this superb adaptation of Ken Kesey’s novel about the inner workings of 1960s mental institutes.

McMurphy (Nicholson) pleads insanity rather than face his prison sentence thinking it will be the easier option. 64 more words

100 Words...

rare and beautiful

“I guided the boat skillfully across the spangled water, never brushing any of the mammoth-sized stumps the whole trip, aware of my audience, pleased with my performance under pressure, and proud of myself. 26 more words

Literature

Weakness is true and real

“(But if the strength ain’t real, I recall thinking the very last thing that day, before I finally passed out, then the weakness sure enough is. 53 more words

Literature