· Jozef Imrich, Survivor of the Iron Curtain Crossing
“I regret the mistakes I made in my 20s, though I am the same, and would make them again. In fact I wish I could make them again.” This is something I too want from poetry — truths no one can contradict....
Nick Greiner has been a great person to obtain timeless quotes from: "I actually think that the primary objective to be achieved, which is once and for all to change the culture of integrity in the public sector in New South Wales at every level of judiciary and public servants and politicians, has been lost. The pendulum has clearly gone too far and a lot of the public sector people, both politicians and bureaucrats, are using ICAC as an excuse for not doing anything"
Nick Greiner on Democracy ; Leadership style ;
Bloodless Headers in Lifeless Papers
Art of writing headlines
Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?
NY Times - The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think.
Outrage over China dog meat festival Financial Times
A collection of biographies shows literature as a longtime refuge for sad sacks and self-destructors, a cynical celebration of spectacular failure...
Freedom: Strong people don't need strong leaders
Tom Goodwin made an intriguing observation in a recent Techcrunch.com essay : “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.”