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Emmanuel Carrère Writes His Way Through a Breakdown
Emmanuel Carrère Writes His Way Through a Breakdown
it doesn't make me any more inclined to read his book but it is a fascinating article neverthless especially in the light of well you know
his usual instinct as a writer had been to seek narrative orderliness—to “always connect one sentence with the next, always look for a smooth transition.” Now he tried to take some encouragement from the novelist Georges Perec’s formal experiments with narrative gaps and omissions. “I never experienced such an uncomfortable situation,” Carrère told me. “Honestly, it’s a flaw of the book. Well—this flaw, it’s part of its identity.” He mimed a limp.
·newyorker.com·
Emmanuel Carrère Writes His Way Through a Breakdown
One in seven people in England now takes an antidepressant
One in seven people in England now takes an antidepressant
Twenty-one million prescriptions for the drugs were issued in the first quarter of this year, a million more than for the same period in 2021, and double the number that were prescribed in 2009. archived 12 Jul 2022 01:30:02 UTC
·archive.ph·
One in seven people in England now takes an antidepressant
Humans Have Always Been Wrong About Humans
Humans Have Always Been Wrong About Humans
About 'The Dawn of Everything' by David Graeber and David Wengrow — archived version : https://everythingness.github.io/net/the-dawn-of-everything-wired-july-2022.html
·wired.com·
Humans Have Always Been Wrong About Humans
Column | Niet de schrijver maar de lezer is kwetsbaar
Column | Niet de schrijver maar de lezer is kwetsbaar
Moed is het eerste vereiste voor de schrijver, zeggen de schrijvers. Voor iedere zin moet je je opnieuw zelfvertrouwen aanpraten. Want, o, de ontoereikendheid van de taal en, ach, het besef nooit volledig te worden begrepen.
·nrc.nl·
Column | Niet de schrijver maar de lezer is kwetsbaar
Can Psychedelics Help Make Dying Easier?
Can Psychedelics Help Make Dying Easier?
A landmark study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, in 2006 — shows psilocybin holds promise for end-of-life distress in cancer patients.
after two or three psilocybin sessions, a majority of participants had significant and positive changes in their mood, while 33 percent rated the experience as the most spiritually significant experience of their life, comparable to the birth of a first child or the death of a parent.
·rollingstone.com·
Can Psychedelics Help Make Dying Easier?
Gerard Reve heeft me leren leven
Gerard Reve heeft me leren leven
Gerard Reve (is) op zijn best wanneer hij zich te midden van alle twijfel die zich uit in spot op een reële manier tot de wereld verhoudt. Alsof je nooit iets serieus neemt. Terwijl je alles serieus neemt. Maar je probeert alles, de hele ellende, wel tot hanteerbare, menselijke proporties terug te brengen.
·noteplan.co·
Gerard Reve heeft me leren leven
When is a narcissist not a narcissist?
When is a narcissist not a narcissist?
Narcissism itself is defined as an excessive interest in or admiration of oneself. It's entirely possible to be narcissistic without having the personality disorder... but what is the difference?
·write.as·
When is a narcissist not a narcissist?
Nick Kyrgios: Good for the game or a menace to tennis? | The Times
Nick Kyrgios: Good for the game or a menace to tennis? | The Times
A menace to the unsufferable dicks that run the various self serving franchises which constitute the corrupt 'world of tennis'. But a sublime tennis player, I would say. I hope he goes all the way but he will probably self-destruct at some point, as he always does. archived 3 Jul 2022
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Nick Kyrgios: Good for the game or a menace to tennis? | The Times
Roman roads to riches | News | The Times
Roman roads to riches | News | The Times
The largest route, Watling Street, ran from the ports of Kent to Viroconium, now on the site of Wroxeter in Shropshire. At the time, it was the fourth largest Roman city in Britain but it fell into decline. Today Wroxeter is a pretty village with a few hundred people in it. archived 29 Jun 2022
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Roman roads to riches | News | The Times