Monthly Archives: January 2013

Originally posted on By Word Of Mouth:
When you ask a dentist what really gets them excited, you can bet good money that teeth are what makes their world turn. However, chances are that saliva is a darn close second on…

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Originally posted on Leadership for Social Change | Saint Louis University:
The Concept of Post-Totalitarianism Vaclav Havel served as president in Czechoslovakia from 1989-1993 during one of the most pivotal and consequential time periods in Eastern Europe’s history. Communism, the staple…

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Originally posted on Ad Astra Per Aspera:
I had a talk with my friend few minutes ago. She’s in Africa right now. It was when I suddenly remembered those three photos that completely changed my perception about Africa. Every time…

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Originally posted on Ad Astra Per Aspera:
From documentary "Citizen havel", source Vaclav Havel was a great inspiration for me, I guess just as for any other child of post-communist transition. If I had to pick one of his essays,…

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Originally posted on tod worner:
“The Spirit of Man has been a stumbling block for all systematic philosophers of science.”  – Louis Bredvold      Louis Bredvold, in his brief and masterful work The Brave New World of the Enlightenment, asks…

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Originally posted on tod worner:
“A spectre is haunting eastern Europe: the spectre of what in the West is called dissent.” It was 1978 when these words were first penned. A forty-two year old Czech playwright, Vaclav Havel, living in…

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Originally posted on The Dila View:
Failure is healthy. That’s what you hear if you’re an executive, venture capitalist, or entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Failure teaches smart people great lessons that will come in handy “next time.” Maybe that’s what…

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Originally posted on The Dila View:
The following is a letter I wrote to my youngest sister, Sophie. I’m proud of her, as she is about to mark the end of her two-year commitment to the Peace Corps where she…

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