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Philosopher Alain Badiou on How We Fall and Stay in Love
Philosopher Alain Badiou on How We Fall and Stay in Love

“Love is a tenacious adventure… Real love is one that triumphs lastingly, sometimes painfully, over the hurdles erected by time, space and the world.”

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9 Learnings from 9 Years of Brain Pickings
9 Learnings from 9 Years of Brain Pickings

Reflections on the rewards of seeking out what magnifies your spirit.

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Ben Hecht on Greatness, the Radiance of Realness, and the Rewards of Keeping in Touch with the Soul of Your Childhood
Ben Hecht on Greatness, the Radiance of Realness, and the Rewards of Keeping in Touch with the Soul of Your Childhood

On the crucial difference between superficial success and true greatness.

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The 12th-Century Jewish Philosopher Moses Maimonides on Truth, Doubt, and How to Read Intelligently
The 12th-Century Jewish Philosopher Moses Maimonides on Truth, Doubt, and How to Read Intelligently

“Do not read superficially, lest you do me an injury, and derive no benefit for yourself.”

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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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Telling Is Listening: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Magic of Real Human Conversation
Telling Is Listening: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Magic of Real Human Conversation

“Words are events, they do things, change things. They transform both speaker and hearer; they feed energy back and forth and amplify it. They feed understanding or emotion back and forth and amplify it.”

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