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Putting Pen to Paper

George Orwell, perhaps the greatest writer on political subject matters, suggested four motives for writing prose and that they exist in different degrees in every writer – proclaimed [like him] or self-proclaimed [like me]. The four motives that he provided are: … Continue reading

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Of books and their friendship

I have grown up in a family where mother is an ardent reader, while father is just a newspaper reader. Being elder son, I am closer to my mother, and therefore I think that it’s from her that I have … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Bullshit – by TS Eliot

I refrain from profanity in my communication, either written or verbal. It weakens the argument, lowers the status and tramples the elegance of communication. In the last post, I somehow used one: “bullshittery”. And then I wondered on the origins … Continue reading

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