Ursula K. Le Guin on “Spare Time,” What It Means to Be a Working Artist, and the Vital Difference Between Being Busy with Doing and Being Occupied with Living
The opposite of spare time is, I guess, occupied time. In my case I still don’t know what spare time is because all my time is occupied. It always has been and it is now. It’s occupied by living.
This, more than anything, is what is so unsettling about Mr. Coates’s recent writing and the tenor of the leftist “woke” discourse he epitomizes. Though it is not at all morally equivalent, it is nonetheless in sync with the toxic premises of white supremacism. Both sides eagerly reduce people to abstract color categories, all the while feeding off of and legitimizing each other, while those of us searching for gray areas and common ground get devoured twice. Both sides mystify racial identity, interpreting it as something fixed, determinative and almost supernatural.
Today the primary purpose of a newspaper is to be the voice of reality, and we need to actively use that voice to make sure people end up being more informed about what is really happening.
To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
Oldie but goodie
Biografias de sucesso x verdade sobre mobilidade social
Isenberg is right that these stories obscure as much as they inspire, reinforcing the notion that poverty can be solved by dreams and gumption and that income is a reflection of character.
We need our smartphones, notifications screens and web browsers to be exoskeletons for our minds and interpersonal relationships that put our values, not our impulses, first.
The internet, in the end, was not designed to give people the information they need. It gives people the information they want.
And sadly, there’s a huge difference.
If a brand can allow me to carry on living exactly as I was and fuel my social conscience then they can have all my pocket money.
Artigo questiona o perigoso argumento de que Trump e Brexit são consequências de dar poder político a pessoas com baixa escolaridade.
O cientista político e professor de Cambridge David Runciman analisa se o tempo passado na escola realmente é o principal influenciador em grandes decisões políticas.
Let’s take a look at what you put into your mind.
Serve para CEOs do Vale do Silício e todos que acreditam que países deveriam ser governados como empresas.
Bill Moyers, renomado jornalista americano, conta como os Estados Unidos se transformou em uma oligarquia, analisando o distanciamento financeiro e empático da classe privilegiada.
Primeiro de 5 artigos sobre a indústria de podcasts nos EUA
Sobre a demora nos upgrades para PHP7, com dicas para sites em WordPress
Esse artigo me deu algumas lições de casa 🤔😜
what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines. They are someone you can bounce ideas off of — and rather than absorbing your ideas and energy, they amplify, energize, and clarify your thinking.
In today’s always-on, distracting work environment, people simply don’t take the time to learn unless it feels relevant and it’s embedded in the work.
Texto interessante abordando os valores literários e de narrativa em jogos
The problem is that people who like science and technology, and people who like storytelling and the arts have typically been placed in different buildings since about the age of 16.
Desenhos e texto engraçado, tentando explicar o que acontece dentro de nós quando procrastinamos.