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Writing

Seize the Day: The Modern Meaning of ‘Carpe Diem’ and the Art of Writing

Philosopher Roman Krznaric shares how 'carpe diem' plays a role in modern life, and how it has motivated him to write often, amidst digital distractions.

Books

13 Books on the Influence of Geography in Our Everyday Lives

Can the contours of the land mold the way we see ourselves and the world around us? Of course, and these geography books offer a fascinating glimpse at how.

Culture

These Violent Delights: Parsing Westworld’s Literary References

Literary inspiration and references run rampant throughout Westworld. Here's what you should read to keep up.

Illustrations

The Big Picture: Life, Meaning, and the Universe (Illustrated)

In The Big Picture, Sean Carroll helps explain complex scientific scenarios with pop culture and philosophy, with examples from Captain Kirk to Descartes.

News

Donald Trump and the Path from Anger to Aggression

Thupten Jinpa, PhD, is the Dalai Lama’s principal English translator. We asked him to weigh in on the current U.S. election landscape.

Writing

Umberto Eco in 9 Quotes: Remembering His Greater Truths

His career as a scribbler of fictions only began in his late forties, but these Umberto Eco quotes are the words most of us will turn to time and again.