— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Love of the Last Tycoon.
"Writers aren’t people exactly. Or, if they’re any good, they’re a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be."
“Over 85 percent of abusers are men, and domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships, in other words, in families, the last place we would want or expect to find violence, which is […]
Ted Meyer’s “Scarred for Life” series takes mono-prints directly off the skin of models who were scarred by an illness or injury. For this series, Meyer takes each of the mono-prints directly off the skin […]
In this talk, Iwan Baan shows how communities all over the world, manage to adapt to their environment, come up with all sorts of solutions in response to their various needs, and create homes in […]
“Mustard does not exist on a hierarchy. Mustard exists, just like tomato sauce, on a horizontal plane. There is no good mustard or bad mustard. There is no perfect mustard or imperfect mustard. There are […]
“Gender matters. Men and women experience the world differently.” “My own definition of feminist is: a feminist is a man or a woman who says:’Yes, there is a problem with gender as it is today […]
Every now and then, I come back to this TEDTalk by Chimamanda Adichie. “The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They […]