Sam Leith in The Spectator: How do they do it? Among writers, the earnest audience member at a literary festival who asks, ‘Do you write by hand or on a computer?’ is a sort of running joke; an occasion for...

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Inspiration, procrastination and the importance of pens: how writers write

 

Sam Leith in The Spectator:

ScreenHunter_2794 Aug. 18 23.03How do they do it? Among writers, the earnest audience member at a literary festival who asks, ‘Do you write by hand or on a computer?’ is a sort of running joke; an occasion for the rolling of eyes. And yet, let’s enter a note in defence of that audience...

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The dangerous ideas of Hans Abendroth

 

Cynthia Haven in The Book Haven:

RubyA month ago, I received a package from Berlin with a note from Ryan Ruby, author of The Zero and the One. Our point of connection was the French theorist René Girard: “In a pivotal scene, one character discusses an interpretation of Dostoevsky...

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Stars orbiting supermassive black hole show Einstein was right again

 

From Phys.org:

ScreenHunter_2793 Aug. 18 22.34At the center of our galaxy, roughly 26,000 light years from Earth, lies the supermassive black hole (SMBH) known as Sagittarius A*. Measuring 44 million km across, this object is roughly 4 million times as massive as our Sun and exerts a tremendous gravitational pull. Since...

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Incredible human effects, from the TV show 'All Japan Costume Grand Prix'

Video length: 6:35

    
 


Scott Adams: How To Know You’re In a Mass Hysteria Bubble

This is another of my posts with which I attempt to bring our readers opinions usually outside their comfort zone. Please read it charitably and if you respond, do so in a civil and thoughtful manner or risk getting banned from commenting on 3QD. If nothing else, let it be a way to understand how...

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