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The consolation of art: the man who played the cello in the midst of war

Orchestra conductor Karim Wasfi decided to sit down where a bomb had exploded in Baghdad and play his cello. Why?

Penelope’s monsters: waiting as an epic journey

Penelope’s wait is the other perspective of the hero’s journey, full of imaginary demons and dangers.

Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and Plato could be your teachers in the school of life

This knowledge-dissemination project spearheaded by Alain de Botton makes philosophy attractive for millions of Internet uses.