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I did it again – make a criticism, didn’t offer an alternative. That wasn’t helpful of me.
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Between the stimulus and the response, there is a space. And in that space lies our power and our freedom.
Victor Frankel, via Tara Brach
Previously, on Hard Consonant:
This post is going to draw a thread through three unrelated posts I’ve read recently: Andrew Sullivan on whether “ni**er” should be spelled out; Steve Waldman on whether economists should frame policy views as moral claims; and Julian Jamison on whether women should be elected to office.
What each [...]
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O, one of those ideas that seem so appropriate that they feel inevitable.
Participants could pick up to ten friends to include in their book, and also pick the timeframe covered, whether it be a birthday, wedding or other significant event. As these images of Francis Peric’s book show, the styling of the [...]
Give them what they want
While nothing here is very popular, in any meaningful sense of the word, this blog's most popular post by far is that passing glance at Jean-Paul Riopelle. I'm mentioning this because, if that post is a go-to site for Googlers, then the Internet must have a real Riopelle deficiency. Let this be an invitation, internauts. This injustice must not stand! Readers, aux claviers!
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