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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Somebody can kill you, at any time. (Source: http://c.brightcove.com/)

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JBS Haldane on courage and nonviolence: I AM a man of violence by temperament and training. My family, in the male line, can, I think, fairly be described as Kshattriyas. …From 1250 to 1750 we occupied a small fort commanding a pass … Continue reading

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Death, Have Mercy — Vera Hall (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Nashville Parthenon by Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Change Minds and Grow the Economy

Random thought. If end-of-life health care costs eat up 33% of US health care spending = $850 billion, then that means that if you could make people less afraid of dying and more willing to accept it, you would save … Continue reading

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The guitarist of Women, Chris Reimer, died last week. In honour of his memory the Jagjaguwar record label is streaming both Women albums for free right now. Go to http://jagjaguwar.com/women to listen. In honor and memory of Chris Reimer, who passed away … Continue reading

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Robin Pecknold – False Knight on the Road

False Knight on the Road sung by Robin Pecknold

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There is a century-old tree at the end of my street. Right before you get to the graveyard with its wrought-iron gates. That tree saw my grandmother play in the street when she was a little girl. It saw her ride … Continue reading

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[A] wall of fifty or sixty glass demijohns, wired tight against earthquakes, exhibit creatures from the [United East India] Company’s once-vast empire. A pickled dragon of Kandy…a slack-jawed viper of the Celebes…A baby alligator from Halmahera…The alligator’s umbilical cord is … Continue reading

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