It seems like everyone read The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck during their high school years and even if they didn’t, they’ve at least heard of this book. 427 more words
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“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. 63 more words
The world has always run a little bit on nepotism and cronyism, it’s nothing new.
Take Bernini’s cracked bell towers into consideration, which is one of my all time favorite stories and it also just happens to illustrate how cronyism can really fuck shit up. 837 more words