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Kundera: irreverent, funny, deeply philosophical

Milan Kundera’s The Farwell Party (Farewell Waltz in other editions) was a refreshing breath of irreverent air for me, after reading Jhumpa Lahiri for weeks. 455 more words

Culture

SEX - P3

I don’t have an answer to those questions. I’m as embedded into the situation as almost everybody else is. But talking about it is a good start and I do think we can use this perspective to view the present dilemma in a new way. 894 more words

Was ist Heidegger?

Following up on yesterday’s blog, I seek to further clarify how important Heidegger is for the humanities as a whole. In his collection of essays titled… 946 more words

Political Correctness and Nationalism: A Duel Attack on Memory

Someone climbed up to an Academic’s curiouscat to ask if it is “morally justified” to seriously consider, study, and enjoy Heidegger, giving his notorious Black Notebooks and his Nazi history, to which the Academic replied: idk🤷🏻‍♂️. 711 more words

Words and Wanderlust: Journey Toward a Dream

Words and wanderlust fuel my imagination. These words are a part of me, a desire to move, to explore, to visit new worlds. Sometimes those worlds can only be found in books and sometimes you just have to find out for yourself. 716 more words

Freelance Writing

[Book Review] God and Shit: On Kundera's Unbearable Treatment of Tereza

“…it reminds us of Stalin’s son, who ran to electrocute himself on the barbed wire when he could no longer stand to watch the poles of human existence come so close to each other as to touch, when there was no longer any difference between sublime and squalid, angel and fly, God and shit.”

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A London Story

There is no perfection only life”

― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

It was 1994. I had found myself in London, not entirely as a result of a conscious choice. 2,339 more words

The Void