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Stuff I'm reading, looking at, listening to, quotes and other scraps.

16 September 2013

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

Orwell, 1984

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12 September 2013

“Great works of art force us to reflect on what it means to be alive in the world”

Kelly Grovier

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07 September 2013

Are you going to be proud to tell your grandchildren what you did for a living? Will you look back and say, “I added value to the world”?

marcoarment

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06 September 2013

Those who cannot perceive the network […] are powerless.

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21 July 2013

It’s about moments in life that are great but don’t last. They don’t go on, but you always have the memory and they have an effect on you. That’s what I was thinking about.

– Sofia Coppola on Lost In Translation

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08 July 2013

Success demands the greatest, deepest capacity for unhappiness about what one has achieved to date. 

alaindebotton

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02 July 2013

So long as a society has unmet desires/needs, unemployment is a (tragic) failure to organise capital + labour + ideas.

– alaindebotton

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