Happy New Year

New Year 2013 by Maria Ivanova

Want to write something about New Year, but not sure what I have to say. I think it’s a great holiday, psychologically. First, you feel part of a huuuge community that is celebrating the ending of a certain period in their life and the beginning of a new one. Sure, it’s bogus because nothing actually … Continue reading

a mini video lecture on self[ishness]

Actress Thandie Newton gives a speech at TEDGlobal2011. When you have 15 minutes to spare – this is a MUST. Who knew she was so educated? You will definitely discover a lot in this speech. I am in awe.

Internet Is The New Reading

I have been carrying this thought around for quite some time now. The thought is that modern day obsession with Internet is actually a modification of the good old reading obsession that goes back to late middle ages. Then some young ladies or young gentlemen (more and more of them as time passed by) spent … Continue reading