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Prepared to Hate

I was prepared to hate it. Crass commercialism. The death of a historical building. And instead I found a better outlook, and I don’t just mean the spectacular view of the Grand Canal and Venice’s rooftops. I adjusted my own … Continue reading

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Friday Night Sex Talk

On a Friday night, would you rather be listening to someone talk about sex or out looking for some of your own? Well, I opted for the talk. It was actually part of the Vari Symposium at Santa Clara University, … Continue reading

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Casanova’s Genius

Tonight I heard a TED talk given by Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray Love, on creativity. She said that she’s really “not okay” with the idea that creative people must suffer for their art.  She decided to learn how other … Continue reading

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