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Tolkien and the Real Source of Power

Tolkien and the Real Source of Power

Today is the birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien. But in some way, that never mattered. Neither did the day of his death.       Tolkien was by most accounts an unassuming man: The sort of tweed-wearing Oxford don one might see riding his bicycle home for lunch....
The Story Doesn’t Exist

The Story Doesn’t Exist

The story you read when you’re 15 isn’t the same when you re-read it at 30, nor is the story you read at 30 the same when you open the book at 45. A photo posted by Bill LaBrie (@billlabrie) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:36am PST The words don’t change....
The Surprising Wisdom of Jayden Smith

The Surprising Wisdom of Jayden Smith

This kid is getting a lot of trouble from some, and I think most of it is unfair. The criticism I see of Jayden Smith reminds me of the people who laughed when Obama suggested that instead of digging for even more oil people just keep their tires inflated. Geniuses on...