A conversation between a small girl (Scout) and her father (Atticus) from To Kill A Mockingbird: “Do you defend niggers, Atticus?” I asked him that evening. “Of course I do. Don’t say nigger, Scout. That’s common.” “ ‘s what everybody at school says.” “From now on it’ll be everybody less one.”
I’m not much of a fiction literature guy. In fact, you could say I’m fictionally illiterate. :-) When I read blogs with prominent bookshelves, or ‘Literary Experiments’ in the tag line, I get an inferiority complex. My Unquiet Mind has to confront the reality that I’m pretty much a moron when it comes to ‘literature’.
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.- Jerry Seinfeld For the past several weeks, I have been mulling over adding a “Reading Room” widget to my sidebar where I can list the books I’ve just read and plan to read in the near future. I
A day after I wrote about Google digitizing and indexing Mysore University’s manuscripts, I came across this in Dataquest! India, a land of ancient knowledge, has the largest collection of manuscripts in the world dating back thousands of years, covering different areas including religion, philosophy, science, medicine, arts and literature. Composed in various ancient and
“To see the greatness of a mountain, one must keep one’s distance. To understand its form, one must move around it. To experience the moods, one must see it at sunrise and sunset, at noon and at midnight, in sun and in rain, in snow and in storm, in summer and in winter and in
This is a follow-up to my earlier post about the MBTI personality type – iNTj Rational Mastermind. I want to move further and explore how MBTI contrasts with InQ, the Inquiry Mode Questionnaire, more popularly known as “Styles of Thinking”. The InQ was developed by Allen Harrison and Robert Bramson, who wrote a book on
Jack likes my blog Therefore I like Jack Jill doesn’t like my blog Therefore I don’t like Jill Jack likes Jill Jill doesn’t like my blog They have a fight Jack doesn’t like Jill I love Jack for not liking Jill Jill hates me for making Jack not like her I hate Jill for hating