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Frank Sinatra has a cold

FRANK SINATRA, holding a glass of bourbon in one hand and a cigarette in the other, stood in a dark corner of the bar between two attractive but fading blondes who sat waiting for him to say something. But he said nothing; he had been silent during much of the evening, except now in this […]

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El silencio

Cierto, un periodista merece el mismo trato que un obrero. Pero si el periodista, por la crisis o por el ventajoso de quienes la manejan, se ve relegado al silencio, ¿quién contará lo que le pasa, lo que le hacen al obrero? Su desaparición, o su sumisión debida a la precariedad, constituyen un mal añadido, […]

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Sucede

¿Por qué a nadie se le habrá ocurrido nunca decirme que soy fuerte, capaz de alegría y todo esto? Quiero decirle que puede preguntar todo lo que quiera porque sucede que yo quiero decirle todo lo que sea, pero aún no me librado del defecto de no saber decir sin haberme preguntado. Es una lástima […]

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Officium Defunctorum

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Words of Comfort to Be Scratched on a Mirror

Helen of Troy had a wandering glance; Sappho’s restriction was only the sky; Ninon was ever the chatter of France; But oh, what a good girl am I! Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker

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Wild Geese

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes […]

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Shouldn’t be what’s wrong with you but rather what’s happened to you…

I worked in mental health services, I spoke at conferences, I published book chapters and academic articles, and I argued, and continue to do so, the relevance of the following concept: that an important question in psychiatry shouldn’t be what’s wrong with you but rather what’s happened to you. And all the while, I listened […]

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Squalor Victoria

You’re zoning out, zoning out, zoning out, zoning out This isn’t working, you, my middlebrow fuck up

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Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

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Demissão

Este mundo não presta, venha outro. Já por tempo de mais aqui andamos A fingir de razões suficientes. Sejamos cães do cão: sabemos tudo De morder os mais fracos, se mandamos, E de lamber as mãos, se dependentes. José Saramago, Poesía completa.

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