Life's journeys: Language, culture, communication

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  • Quote of the day

    “We are faced with the curiously appalling trend of modern thought, in which the absolute which was once a means of entering into communion with the divine, has now become an instrument used by those who profit from it, to distort, pervert, and conceal the meaning of the present.“ Karl Mannheim – Ideology and Utopia […]

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  • Tomorrow the river will swell

    The storm crawled in from the southwest as it always does, lighting up the sky with silent fireworks after sundown. The earth below hot, hot and dark like a feverish womb. The rain came slowly. It seemed far away. It seemed almost spent by the time it reached us. We sit side by side on […]

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  • Quote of the day

    “But being a victim can also become a role that is repeatedly sought after, because someone knows this role too well and can slip into it as if into a shoe that fits. After all, the victim narrative presents the victim as morally superior and denies them the responsibility and possibility of action. Insofar, this […]

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  • Why Write?

    “In my life, writing has been an important exercise to clarify what I believe, what I see, what I care about, what my deepest values are. The process of converting a jumble of thoughts into coherent sentences makes you ask tougher questions.”   Barack Obama, 2012. Writing is healthy. It helps you get to know […]

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