Polish Court Ruling Sets Stage for ‘Polexit’

Brussels is scrambling to stamp down a frontal challenge from a Polish court that threatens to undermine the entire European project. By Amanda Coakley, an international correspondent based in Vienna. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/10/08/polish-court-ruling-eu-polexit/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36736&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36736

13 Quotes About Imagination From Famous Artists

For a visual artist, a blank canvas can be a problematic thing, just like a blank page for a creative writer. What to do? Where to begin? That’s where imagination typically plays its part. Imagination is a powerful ability; without it, humans would never have come so far. As Carl Sagan once wrote, “Imagination will often … Continue reading 13 Quotes About Imagination From Famous Artists

Why Germany’s Far-Right Remains on the Fringes

Although the AfD can’t be ruled out as a political force, observers see lessons in recent elections on how to quell radical populism. By Jessica Bateman, a freelance journalist focused on social issues around Europe. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/10/08/germany-elections-far-right-afd/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36736&utm_term=Editors%20Picks%20OC&tpcc=36736

8 Famous Figures Who Believed in Communicating with the Dead

Spiritualism’s popularity waxed and waned throughout the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century, and surged on the heels of major wars and pandemics. https://www.history.com/news/spiritualism-communication-dead-figures?cmpid=email-hist-inside-history-2021-1006-10062021&om_rid=399c7e2f8a319bbebc23a7254035fc62afc6d5f3be32d341a265af690cb313d2&~campaign=hist-inside-history-2021-1006

How JFK’s ‘Viva Kennedy’ Campaign Galvanized the Latino Vote

When JFK faced a tight race for the White House in 1960, he turned to a group of Americans who had long been overlooked by political campaigns.BENJAMIN FRANCIS-FALLON https://www.history.com/news/jfk-latino-vote-presidential-campaign?cmpid=email-hist-inside-history-2021-1006-10062021&om_rid=399c7e2f8a319bbebc23a7254035fc62afc6d5f3be32d341a265af690cb313d2&~campaign=hist-inside-history-2021-1006

How Biden Can Bolster India’s Democracy

Listening, Not Lecturing By Alyssa Ayres July 26, 2021 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2021-07-26/how-biden-can-bolster-indias-democracy?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=fatoday&utm_campaign=Why%20China%20Is%20Alienating%20the%20World&utm_content=20211006&utm_term=FA%20Today%20-%20112017

The Wise Words of Willy Wonka

The Wise Words of Willy Wonka Willy Wonka is one of the most iconic and unique characters from children’s literature. He first appeared in Roald Dahl's 1964 children's novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as the eccentric candy factory owner who hides five Golden Tickets inside his chocolate bars in order to find a worthy successor. … Continue reading The Wise Words of Willy Wonka

Chairwork: Interesting article I read on Aeon Newsletter

It is a powerful, liberating therapy that lets you (literally) shift perspective on who you are, and who you could become Scott Kellogg runs a chairwork-centred private practice in New York City, and teaches this method through the Transformational Chairwork Psychotherapy Project. A certified advanced schema therapist, he has trained in Gestalt therapy and voice … Continue reading Chairwork: Interesting article I read on Aeon Newsletter

Don’t Sink the Nuclear Submarine Deal

The Benefits of AUKUS Outweigh the Proliferation Risks By Caitlin Talmadge https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2021-09-27/dont-sink-nuclear-submarine-deal?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=fatoday&utm_campaign=Why%20China%20Is%20Alienating%20the%20World&utm_content=20211006&utm_term=FA%20Today%20-%20112017September 27, 2021

The End of China’s Rise

Beijing Is Running Out of Time to Remake the World By Michael Beckley and Hal Brands October 1, 2021 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2021-10-01/end-chinas-rise?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=Taiwan%20and%20the%20Fight%20for%20Democracy&utm_content=20211008&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

Quotes for Each of the 9 Enneagram Types

As humans, we love to classify things; it’s our way of understanding the world in manageable pieces. When it comes to people, we really love to categorize individuals into personality types so that we can better understand how they tick and how to interact with them. Hence, the Enneagram personality model, which was introduced to the modern … Continue reading Quotes for Each of the 9 Enneagram Types

BrainPickings.org Newsletter I like

This is the weekly email digest of the daily online journal Brain Pickings by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — love, death and Whitman; George Saunders on the two keys to storytelling; Alan Turing, the world's first digital music, and the poetry of the possible — you can catch up right here. If my labor … Continue reading BrainPickings.org Newsletter I like


cavalier  adjective | kav-uh-LEER What It Means Cavalier means "having or showing no concern for important or serious matters." // The company asks employees to watch informative videos on topics such as the dangers of being cavalier in sharing information with unverified emailers. See the entry > Scroll down for more about cavalier AMAZON DEALS OF THE DAY PEOPLE ARE READING … Continue reading CAVALIER

Why China Is Alienating the World

Backlash Is Building—but Beijing Can’t Seem to Recalibrate By Peter Martin October 6, 2021 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2021-10-06/why-china-alienating-world?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=Taiwan%20and%20the%20Fight%20for%20Democracy&utm_content=20211008&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

9 Quotes About Friendship From TV’s Most Lovable Duos

Laverne and Shirley, Bart and Milhouse, Lorelai and Sookie — television’s best friends are some of the most beloved couples in the history of the small screen. Whether they’re getting into wild hijinks, fighting over something silly, or doing nothing at all together, we love to watch them because they so perfectly encapsulate what it’s … Continue reading 9 Quotes About Friendship From TV’s Most Lovable Duos

Crowding the pan

* Crowding the pan [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181279890&f=1081591&c=7958022&u=5102652 %5D No matter what it is you're cooking, if you put too much in the pot, it's not going to come out as well. Very few things scale forever. The hardest moment to stop scaling our work is the moment when it's working the best. And that's precisely the moment when … Continue reading Crowding the pan