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Partway between Rilke's "Letters to a Young Poet" and a Zen koan,Laura Riding's superb 1930 letters to a little girl https://t.co/iU1kmYoz3u
Partway between Rilke's 'Letters to a Young Poet' and a Zen koan,Laura Riding's superb 1930 letters to a little girl https://t.co/iU1kmYoz3u
Alan Watts on how learning not to think in terms of gain and loss enlarges life https://t.co/6TAyFIaWPH
Alan Watts on how learning not to think in terms of gain and loss enlarges life https://t.co/6TAyFIaWPH
How Arthur Rackham's 1907 drawings revolutionized Alice in Wonderland and the business of book art https://t.co/gETsJT1fWS
How Arthur Rackham's 1907 drawings revolutionized Alice in Wonderland and the business of book art https://t.co/gETsJT1fWS
The Importance of Being Scared – Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska on fairy tales and the necessity of fear https://t.co/yiBXPy3584
The Importance of Being Scared – Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska on fairy tales and the necessity of fear https://t.co/yiBXPy3584
Poignant @parkerjpalmer piece on weathering "hurricanes"—devastating personal losses that seem beyond redemption https://t.co/Fa2oeT0JR2
Everyone must dream.
Everyone must dream.
Pioneering psychologist Jerome Bruner, who died recently at 100, on how storytelling shapes our sense of personhood https://t.co/0KJPRvZR6x
“People who… find it impossible to… really be themselves, try to make up for not thinking with doing.” Superb read https://t.co/iU1kmYoz3u
“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life." https://t.co/6dw8Pe0Bwi
“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life.' https://t.co/6dw8Pe0Bwi
The Sound of Silence – an illustrated ode to the art of listening to one's inner voice amid the noise of modern life https://t.co/gOXfmKDXgo
The Sound of Silence – an illustrated ode to the art of listening to one's inner voice amid the noise of modern life https://t.co/gOXfmKDXgo
Alan Turing, father of modern computing, on love, loss, and mortality—remarkable letters to his tragic love's mother https://t.co/lR10FOm24X
Alan Turing, father of modern computing, on love, loss, and mortality—remarkable letters to his tragic love's mother https://t.co/lR10FOm24X
Ursula K. Le Guin on power, oppression, freedom, and how storytelling expands our scope of possibility https://t.co/7L1lkQCtf3
Ursula K. Le Guin on power, oppression, freedom, and how storytelling expands our scope of possibility https://t.co/7L1lkQCtf3
"... turning abruptly from friendship to love." Sartre's magnificent love letter to Simone de Beauvoir https://t.co/lhfh0bxBP3
'... turning abruptly from friendship to love.' Sartre's magnificent love letter to Simone de Beauvoir  https://t.co/lhfh0bxBP3
Bruce Springsteen's reading list of 28 books that shaped his mind and music https://t.co/RbsV2lZpuo
Bruce Springsteen's reading list of 28 books that shaped his mind and music https://t.co/RbsV2lZpuo
The Seven Lady Godivas – Dr. Seuss's little-known, body-positive "adult" book of nudes https://t.co/jIFznHNZcD
The Seven Lady Godivas – Dr. Seuss's little-known, body-positive 'adult' book of nudes https://t.co/jIFznHNZcD
Such profound advice on life in Laura Riding's 1930 letters to an 8-year-old girl about what it means to be oneself https://t.co/iU1kmYoz3u
Such profound advice on life in Laura Riding's 1930 letters to an 8-year-old girl about what it means to be oneself https://t.co/iU1kmYoz3u
On this day in 1886, Anna Draper sent her first check to the Harvard Observatory to employ women as "computers" https://t.co/SeETRIfLfr
On this day in 1886, Anna Draper sent her first check to the Harvard Observatory to employ women as 'computers' https://t.co/SeETRIfLfr
Copernicus was born on this day in 1473. His heliocentric universe is one of 100 diagrams that changed our world https://t.co/qbYDOhbITl
Copernicus was born on this day in 1473. His heliocentric universe is one of 100 diagrams that changed our world https://t.co/qbYDOhbITl
Weekly highlights: A love letter to Oliver Sacks and love itself, Arendt on fighting evil's normalization, and more https://t.co/YFFrpJwX7j
Weekly highlights: A love letter to Oliver Sacks and love itself, Arendt on fighting evil's normalization, and more https://t.co/YFFrpJwX7j
The Feminine Mystique was published on this day in 1963 – and changed everything https://t.co/tTX5irJBJh
The Feminine Mystique was published on this day in 1963 – and changed everything https://t.co/tTX5irJBJh
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