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Risk Intelligence, the Art of Uncertainty, and the Flawed Psychology of Airport Security
Risk Intelligence, the Art of Uncertainty, and the Flawed Psychology of Airport Security

What the TSA has to do with Rilke and the boundaries of knowledge.

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A Lesson in Entrepreneurship, Perseverance and Publishing from Iconic Chef Julia Child
A Lesson in Entrepreneurship, Perseverance and Publishing from Iconic Chef Julia Child

“Don’t for the love of heaven let anybody rush you into anything.”

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A List of “Rare Things” From 11th-Century Japanese Court Lady Sei Shonagon, World’s First Blogger
A List of “Rare Things” From 11th-Century Japanese Court Lady Sei Shonagon, World’s First Blogger

“Two women, let alone a man and a woman, who vow themselves to each other forever, and actually manage to remain on good terms to the end.”

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Maya Angelou on Home, Belonging, and (Not) Growing Up
Maya Angelou on Home, Belonging, and (Not) Growing Up

“I am convinced that most people do not grow up … our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent and shy as magnolias.”

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Nick Hornby on Your Cultural Snobbery
Nick Hornby on Your Cultural Snobbery

What Céline Dion has to do with Jonathan Franzen and the construction of intellectual identity.

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6 Rules for Creative Sanity from Radical Psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich
6 Rules for Creative Sanity from Radical Psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich

“Never yield to the expediencies of life except where it is basically harmless.”

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