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Donald Trump: The Post-Ironic Leader

Donald Trump: The Post-Ironic Leader
In recent months, we have seen Donald Trump hit front pages at an increasingly regular rate. Trump has talked about walling up Mexicans (and getting them to pay for the privilege), banning Muslims from entering the US, the no-go areas of Islamic extremism making the police afraid for their lives in London, his excellent health, menstruation causing...
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Irony | Haruki Murakami

Irony | Haruki Murakami

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Socrates and Emotional Intelligence. Or not!

Socrates and Emotional Intelligence. Or not!
The estimable Dr. Travis Bradberry yesterday posted a LinkedIn update consisting of the following:Him saying, "Great advice from long ago."A quote, being, "The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." A picture of a bust of Socrates, with the words "Socrates, Greek Philosopher" below it.H...
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Andy Murray and the White Elephant Tennis Centre

Andy Murray and the White Elephant Tennis Centre
After GB's tennis team won the Davis Cup last weekend, there was a quick flurry of reporting before the UK media's interest tennis quickly dropped back into its default position of "almost non-existent". Other than the excellent success of the team, the one thing that did stand out in the brief spurt of activity was Andy Murray's reason for not wor...
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Irony | Voltaire

Irony | Voltaire

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