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Optimism in a world of degradation

Quality control

I’ve been writing some brief biographies for an organisation and before I interviewed some of these high achievers, I wanted to note down some basic facts about them. 2,005 more words

George Monbiot

Destiny or Willful Blindness?

Sometimes Universe, or Destiny or Fate or whatever you would like to call it, does have its own plan. At least it feels better to think that way rather than amusing over how people can, collectively turn dumb at the same time leading to epic blunders. 1,113 more words

Life As I See It

Lamplight on the darkened path

In Sickness, in Health and in Jail by Mel Jacobs

‘The world breaks everyone, and afterwards some are stronger in the broken places.’ Hemingway said that, and Mel Jacobs quotes him in the front of her poignant memoir, … 1,466 more words