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Kafka on Taoism, the Nature of Reality, and the Truth of Human Life
Kafka on Taoism, the Nature of Reality, and the Truth of Human Life

“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life. It’s only there that it can be won or lost.”

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Beloved Dog: Maira Kalman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Our Canine Companions
Beloved Dog: Maira Kalman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Our Canine Companions

“Dogs … are constant reminders that life reveals the best of itself when we live fully in the moment and extend our unconditional love.”

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R. Crumb Illustrates Kafka
R. Crumb Illustrates Kafka

…and why “Kafkaesque” doesn’t mean what you think it does.

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Keep the Keyhole Clean: Kafka on Appearance vs. Reality and How the Media Commodify Truth
Keep the Keyhole Clean: Kafka on Appearance vs. Reality and How the Media Commodify Truth

“Truth, which is one of the few really great and precious things in life, cannot be bought. Man receives it as a gift, like love or beauty.”

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Kafka on Love and Patience
Kafka on Love and Patience

“Patience is the master key to every situation. One must have sympathy for everything, surrender to everything, but at the same time remain patient and forbearing.”

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Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father
Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father

“It is, after all, not necessary to fly right into the middle of the sun, but it is necessary to crawl to a clean little spot on earth where the sun sometimes shines and one can warm oneself a little.”

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