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  1. A Sunday Reflection on the Cult of Busy

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    October 20, 2013 by Zara

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    As I combed through my Facebook feed, I felt a sense of impending doom and dismay that lost to us …
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  2. Art’s role and what makes it powerful

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    April 13, 2013 by Zara

    In an exclusive interview with Bonsai TV, body artist Marina Abramovic, talks about The Abramovic Method, her body, her performance and …
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  3. The Perils of A Job

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    March 17, 2013 by Zara

    Dogs on the Wall

    I’ve felt strongly about the place of work in our lives for the longest time. Steve Biddulph, I recently found, …
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  4. Are we systemised to neurosis?

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    February 15, 2013 by Zara

    “Holocaust on a conveyor belt”, from barakasamsara.com Hauntingly beautiful, this clip offers a deeply disturbing reflection of our society today. …
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  5. You are…

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    January 10, 2013 by Zara

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    “You are the books you read the films you watch, the music you listen to, the people you meet, the …
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  6. Some (Radical?) Thoughts On Work, Love and Marriage

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    December 16, 2012 by Zara

    I write this sparked by a talk by Alain de Botton on “The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work”, which somehow …
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  7. The History of Human Thinking (in 6 minutes, 4 seconds)

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    December 8, 2012 by Zara

    A great little film that’s beautifully made. John Marshall Roberts tells an illuminating tale of human developmental psychology as a …
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  8. A critical first take of Blendr

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    December 2, 2012 by Zara

    I recently joined Blendr. What can I say. I’m curious how technology and social platforms change the way people live, …
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  9. A History of Human Rights

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    November 30, 2012 by Zara

    Equal justice. Equal opportunity. Equal dignity without discrimination. Human Rights are not a history lesson. Human Rights are not words …
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  10. Let’s Talk Love, Sex and Promiscuity

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    November 27, 2012 by Zara

    In August 2012, I gave a talk at Philorum about non-exclusivity in relationships and the appeals of an alternative to …
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