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Stealing from Hermann Hesse on destiny

Stealing from Hermann Hesse… He wrote that each person has only one genuine vocation and that is to find the way to themselves, to discover their own destiny – not an arbitrary one – and live it out wholly and resolutely within themselves. Everything else says Hesse, is only a would-be existence, an attempt at …

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I was struck

I never know how this works to say he is a great man means what exactly? What makes one great? Not wars, at least not according to Yoda. “I was struck from the very beginning that there is a totally independent and new voice in writing.” Werner Herzog on Harmony Korine And yet I can’t …

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When it comes to social media and the blogosphere, be like water

Getting meta on you for a second. One of the things I’ve been working on of the past couple of weeks is my blogging workflow. Admittedly I’ve been focusing on the Newsletter (which, by the way, if you haven’t signed up for it, you should. I’ve renamed it Eclectically Curios to reflect where I’m going …

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Horizon chasers

I finished reading the Michael Robbins book, The Second Sex, which was his second poetry collection following his Alien vs Predator debut collection back in 2012.  I was slightly disappointed with this volume.  I felt it lack the cohesion of Alien vs Predator.  If I happened upon this book without any indication as to which …

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