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Related to culture and social sensibilities.

“Good Old Days” Are Still Ahead

“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone. … We leave you a…

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Surviving a Thousand Cuts

Following up on last week’s post is this talk by Monica Lewinsky: a woman who not only survived a thousand cuts, but now thrives. Humiliation, even more than physical pain, scathes as far as into one’s soul – especially when from a friend or environment you once felt safe being. Monica was hit with more than…

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Death by a Thousand Cuts

While listening to a talk by Jon Ronson last week, I recalled a childhood experience that I recounted in a letter some time ago. Today, I’d like to share Ronson‘s talk, and will be introducing the talk with this excerpt from the letter: … …It was probably in the American equivalent of sixth grade. Our English teacher presented us with a comprehension…

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Ethereal Featured

It’s easy to romanticize a simpler life that one doesn’t indulge continually. A life much like that of some ideal fellow just two blocks away. He is married to a modest wife, raising a family 一 two good-looking children, and sharing the weekends altogether in simple activities like handball, or skipping, or some other appealing randomness. Their lives…

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