Archive for October, 2016

Hearts and Minds – one of the best documentaries

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Some words on the extremely good 1974 documentary “Hearts and Minds” and how it’s extremely valid in 2016.

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Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Americans don’t know crime has plummeted. In fact, they think it’s gone up. – Vox Americans don’t know crime has plummeted. In fact, they think it’s gone up. https://t.co/ZQDMQHLVdJ via @voxdotcom Äntligen åtal för tvångsgifte | Eva Franchell | Ledarkrönika | Ledare | Aftonbladet Äntligen åtal för tvångsgifte #aftonbladet https://t.co/AZ4pTebCkj tags: aftonbladet Edward Snowden on […]

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Sunday, October 9th, 2016

The Intercept Wow, @TheIntercept just dropped a four-part series exposing a criminal gang operating inside the @Chicago_Police. https://t.co/ZSrGGKztMt @sweden / Jenny on Twitter: "remember when i requested insults in poetry format and all you gave me was bad poetry? well if you're gonna do memes at least do good ones https://t.co/PyhDwUV9Sm" remember when i requested […]

Part of Sarah Bakewell’s introduction to Montaigne

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

I’ve come to realise that I probably never will stop writing about this subject: Montaigne’s words are from the 1500s but are still extremely valid and interesting. Bakewell’s book on him is impossible to put down once you’ve started. Here’s a few brilliant quotes from the introduction to said book.

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Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

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