People often think being an intellectual requires an excellent education and the ability to speak with knowledge and charm about virtually any topic. But being an imperfect intellectual doesn’t take a specific kind of background or personality. It’s all about curiosity and a love of learning. Changing times
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Originally posted by Shahid on his substack, shahid’s riffs , in March 2023 A few months ago, I did a short Twitter thread on how I like to approach travel. I’ll expand on that a bit more today, interspersed with anecdotes from my own experiences. Travel is embodied philosophy
Originally posted by Joy Gracia on her substack joyfull encounters, on June 2023 people change: rarely in the way you want them to, and usually not in the way you expect them to. i watched past lives a few days ago and i have been thinking about it ever since.
Originally written as a guest post for Unlearning Labs, by Dominic Duffin Unlearning Labs, founded by Vishakha Kulkarni, is an experimental playground untangling the world of learning. Unlearning Labs is a newsletter focusing on how to learn better. We host learning circles, invite guest bloggers with a unique perspective on
Originally posted by Nicolás Forero on his substack In the Arms of Morpheus, on June 7 2023 Born into permanent alertness, fear of failure, and not keeping up with others. The daily sight of human hunger, jealousy, and despair. A place where bums control the wealth and the smart spend