Monthly Archives: July 2012

Judging a book by its cover

There's a popular English idiom, Don't judge a book by its cover. It means that you should not judge others solely upon their appearance or first impression. However, it's helpful to know that this phrase was first said in 1800s. Back … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Chocolate

Imagine a young passionate yet inexperienced man, trying to impress his dear lady with a gift. He's faced with two conflicting objectives. First, he wants to make an everlasting impact. He wants his gift to have some form of permanent impact … Continue reading

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Graphomania - Desire to write

In his book The book of laughter and forgetting, Kundera makes a cynical criticism on graphomania - desire to write. The reason we write books is that our kids don't give a damn. We turn to an anonymous world because our … Continue reading

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