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#Haiku of the day (April 10)

in Arts/Philosophies
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Daily haiku:  Years –  Become more precious/  Faster the older we get/  Make memories now

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April 9-15: Movies in English and other foreign languages playing in #Leipzig

in Arts
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Earlier this week on Monday, I started posting here a listing of movies being shown in Leipzig in their original languages other than German (meaning not dubbed but often subtitled in German). It’s good to be able to find them in one listing, along with the addresses and languages in which they’re playing, so I…

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#Haiku of the day (April 9)

in Arts/Philosophies
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Daily haiku: Transition – Spring is still confused/ Should I stay or should I go/ Light fights its way through

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9. April: Band aus #Leipzig sucht Leute für Musikvideo in Plagwitz

in Arts
Von https://www.facebook.com/events/439918886175891/

Eine Nachricht von Band SAFI (Facebook): “Liebe Freunde in Leipzig. Wir drehen ein Video. Dafür brauchen wir Menschen wie Du und ich, damit wir mehr sind. Wollt Ihr mitmachen? ———- Am 9.4. abends (ca. 18/19 Uhr bis Open End) ———- möchten wir viele sein und so Sachen machen! Wenn Ihr Lust habt und noch jemanden…

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#Haiku of the day (April 8)

in Arts/Philosophies
Poetry and prose

Daily haiku:  Space –  Once filled with your words/  Where your phantom smile now lives/  Echoes in my house 

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A chat with social psychologist Jonathan Haidt

in Society

Brazilian writer Felipe Cherubin, who has worked as a journalist for Estado de S. Paulo and studied (and extensively read and dissected even on his free time) philosophy and psychology, managed to land this fascinating interview in English with Jonathan Haidt. A social psychologist, Haidt, in his own words, studies “morality and emotion, and how they vary across cultures.” The interview featured here – a sort of philosophy of psychology and psychology of philosophy – touches on a range of issues including nature vs. nurture, the marginalization of Darwin, the moral cult of religious leaders and philosophers, and eating one’s own pet dog.

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