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Tereza on Love 

From Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being:

It is a completely selfless love: Tereza did not want anything of Karenin ; she did not ever ask him to love her back. 100 more words

Personal

Light prose and heavy questions

– Reading The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

The first book on my 1000-long list of things to read was The Unbearable Lightness of Being… 1,452 more words

Philosophy

Kendala Kundera

Kita berdua berdiri bergandengan tangan

di pinggir pantai matahari terbenam
dan rembulan perlahan muncul membirukan jingga

Kita berjanji bergandengan tangan
tapi bahtera tak kunjung tiba dan air laut naik… 55 more words

Puisi

Quote of the Day - Milan Kundera

We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come. 7 more words

Briefly noted: The Festival of Insignificance -- Milan Kundera

The Festival of Insignificance is out and I don’t know what to make of it. It’s nice enough I suppose but it feels . . . 672 more words

Books

On Crying, Friends, A Czech Word, and Fading Away

Today I saw one of my friends crying today.  It was unintentional as she is the kind to conceal her crying.  We both happened to be driving on the same road, I looked over and was surprised to see her.   707 more words

My Friends

Hopping Through Central Europe: Berlin, Dresden, Prague, and Vienna

Memories really do fade quickly. Or maybe just the ones that weren’t that important to remember. I visited Berlin, Dresden, Prague, and Vienna over three months ago, but I must’ve been having way too much fun this last quarter of college to have bothered to document those experiences. 888 more words

Where In The World Is Wendy?