The teachings on emptiness help us understand something fundamental about the nature of life, that although we have principles, values, and visions about how the world should be, the world is not a fixable place.

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elizabethnamgyel
1 hour ago

Mostly Harmless is a novel set in the Elite universe, written by Kate Russell. Although the author is an accomplished technology journalist and writer, this is her first novel but it's confidently written, packed with interesting characters, and really brings out the danger and paranoia of the Elite setting, while throwing in plenty of humour - as the title might suggest, there's a hint of Douglas Adams in the writing style. Also, as another reviewer pointed out there are three strong women in pivotal roles - is there a Bechdel test for novels?

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scifigene
4 hours ago
Food
The ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ of Bread & Butter: Razza Pizza Artiginale

Meet Dan Richer, the James Beard Rising Star chef semi-finalist and owner of Razza Pizza Artiginale in Jersey City, NJ. I remember his laugh the most. There's a quality, a character to it, as if he knows he's laughing at his own joke, poking fun at his own self-awareness. I find it charming, that Dan admits to being crazy. Crazy about ingredients. Crazy about sourcing. Crazy about everything that passes in and out of Razza's kitchen.

Posted By
SkeeterNYC
4 hours ago

'm not one to keep tabs on trends. Not in a nose in the air, I'm too good for you and your limited fashion knowledge way. Nor in a hipster, I liked Kings of Leon when they still had beards way.

Posted By
Marjorie
5 hours ago

Some stories are true and perhaps it is the only ones we are destined to tell. It does not call for smart words or accurate grammar. It only needs to be understood from the heart. This is not about me telling but about you listening, so listen up.

Posted By
Nickey
10 hours ago

The evening has been nothing less than perfect. Dinner at your favourite restaurant, where the chef creates impeccable constructs of culinary art, where the gracious staff are there to attend to your every need, where the wine pairs perfectly with each delicious morsel.

Posted By
2ndferment
10 hours ago