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Monthly Archives: March 2010

3/29/10 / Rise up

Spooky Spokeo Yesterday I came across a site called Spokeo.com. You can look up personal information on anyone, and if you pay you can even get their credit information and more. I keep harping on this privacy thing (and picking on Google) but I really do think people should be more concerned and discerning about [...]

3/26/10 / Eisenberg

Kundera on tears in Life is Elsewhere [abp:0060997028] …that was wonderful; that was something that had never before happened to him, a woman crying for love of him; for him tears were the solution into which a man is dissolved when he is discontented with merely being a man and desires to free himself from [...]

3/25/10 / Chorus

Kundera on poets and poetry in Life is Elsewhere [abp:0060997028] Poetry is a domain in which all assertions become true. Yesterday the poet said: “Life is as useless as tears,” today he says: “Life is as joyous as laughter,” and he is right both times. Today he says” “Everything ends and gives way to silence,” [...]

3/15/10 / Pour les mains

[abp:0394717813] Listen to me Sivert: you be content! You’ve everything to live on, everything to live for, everything to believe in; being born and bringing forth, you are the needful on earth. ‘Tis not all that are so, but you are so; needful on earth. ‘Tis you that maintain life. Generation to generation, breeding ever [...]

Living in the city and working a corporate job

Living in the city Working in a cushy office for a big corporation Working 60 hours a week Getting drunk on weekends Going out dancing and picking up strangers Having sex with casual partners Spending Sunday with a hangover Starting another work-week Monday This is city life for many college-educated bachelors with 9-to-9 corporate jobs. [...]

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