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8
Oct
Ernest-Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises: A Commentary

Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises is a grand novel about the “Lost Generation” of men and women, who came of age during WWI. It was published in October, 1926. Nonetheless, this is not a war novel, for it takes place after the Great War. Instead, it is an unusual love story, ahead of its time. Read moreRead more

11
Nov
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Unlocking The Great Pyramid

On 2009, the National Geographic Channel ran a documentary on the mystery of the Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Cheops or the Pyramid of Khufu. Egyptologist Robert Brier, who according to Wikipedia is also known as Mr. Mummy, narrated the documentary. Read moreRead more

4
Nov
Graham-Hancock

The War on Consciousness

Graham Hancock, a British writer and journalist, delivered a brilliant speech during TEDx talk at White Chapel, in London, on January 12 of 2013. Subsequently, TED banned his speech. However, the video was uploaded to YouTube.com. Nevertheless, this act of censorship does not bode well on TED. Read moreRead more

31
Oct
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On redemption

Can one redeem oneself throughout the extraordinary love for another person? And if this were possible, could this path lead towards enlightenment? I suppose that in this enormous an incomprehensible universe, everything, and I mean everything is possible. However, I suspect that the subtle and yet demanding preconditions make it quite challenging, if not outright prohibitive. Read moreRead more

12
Oct
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Soneto de Amor Número 5

El quinto soneto de la serie nos habla del regreso de mi amada. Por la distancia, grandes problemas y enormes batallas todo parecía perdido. Sin embargo los lazos que nos unen no son de este campo de espacio-tiempo, sino de mucho más allá. Read moreRead more

6
Oct
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Stardust, a 2007 film

So let’s get through this movie review, quickly. Stardust, a 2007 film, is it good? Yes. Is it worth watching? Yes. Do I recommend it? Yes. How is it rated by viewers on IMBD, the internet movie database? Currently, it is rated at 7.7, which is pretty good. Read moreRead more

3
Oct
Oscar-Wilde

Sin Tapujos (Openly)

This small, yet fascinating Spanish-written little book was a real enjoyment to read. Sin Tapujos (Openly Speaking) was published by Errepar, in Argentina, in 1998. The prologue, selections and book organization was done by Virna Köble. Of course, how could it not be fun, Read moreRead more

1
Oct
Eliezer-Torres

El Manto de la Gracia

El Reverendo Eliezer Torres, publicó su primer libro de teología Cristiana, llamado, “El Manto de la Gracia”, el cual puede comprar en AMAZON.COM. Este libro hace énfasis en el Evangelio de la Gracia. Utilizando el famoso Salmo 23, es decir, aquel que fuese escrito por el Rey David, y en el cual él confiesa, Read moreRead more

30
Jul
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The Adjustment Bureau

So what is a “chick flick” anyway? According the Urban Dictionary it is “a film that indulges in the hopes and dreams of women and/or girls. A film that has a happy, fuzzy, ridiculously unrealistic ending”. But a guy flick, so I have heard, is a movie whereby there are lots of fighting, guns and… Read moreRead more

28
Jul
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Stilyagi (Hipsters) 2008

Stilyagi or Hipsters, is a wonderful 2008, Russian musical film. Truth is, I wasn’t looking for it, and I just stumbled upon it in YouTube. It so happens that as I was reading Robert A. Heilein’s sci-fi novel called The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, I came upon the word Stilyagi several times, so I went ahead and … Read moreRead more

27
Jul
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The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, is a 1966 science fiction novel, winner of the Hugo Award, and written by Robert A. Heinlein. According to Wikipedia, along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, they are known as the “Big Three” of science fiction. Read moreRead more

24
Jul
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The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” is probably his Magnum Opus. This non-fiction scholarly work on comparative mythology was first published in 1949, and it has been heralded by many, as one the most influential books of the 20th century. Read moreRead more