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Reading List – organized violence, human rights, autonomous vehicles

Brown Hall - Princeton University, March 27, 2011

[exif id=”25498″] Human rights and the West. The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather by its superiority in applying organised violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.Ismael Lagardienne Undocumented workers in New Jersey: They commit no crime by simply being here without…

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Sunday Paper – Cursive Writing, Apple Quality, Introversion and Work Spaces

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Is the art of cursive writing in decline due to the ballpoint pen and the keyboard. My experience with fountain pens suggests a new answer. Perhaps it’s not digital technology that hindered my handwriting, but the technology that I was holding as I put pen to paper. Fountain pens want to connect letters. Ballpoint pens…

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