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The Wisdom of Crowds
The Wisdom of Crowds

“Under the right circumstances, groups are remarkably intelligent, and are often smarter than the smartest people in them.”

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Anaïs Nin on Paris vs. New York, 1939
Anaïs Nin on Paris vs. New York, 1939

“The ivory tower of the artist may be the only stronghold left for human values, cultural treasures, man’s cult of beauty.”

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Stanley Kubrick on Mortality, the Fear of Flying, and the Purpose of Existence: 1968 Playboy Interview
Stanley Kubrick on Mortality, the Fear of Flying, and the Purpose of Existence: 1968 Playboy Interview

“However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.”

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Anatomy of Lying
Anatomy of Lying

“[Lying] is both a failure of understanding and an unwillingness to be understood.”

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Cheating the Impossible: Wire-Walker Philippe Petit on Education, Creativity, and Patience
Cheating the Impossible: Wire-Walker Philippe Petit on Education, Creativity, and Patience

The art of self-correction and the value of tenacity in a world obsessed with instant results.

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The Burning House: What People Would Take if the House Was on Fire
The Burning House: What People Would Take if the House Was on Fire

A pictorial meditation on how we construct our identity through objects and material possessions.

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