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When you really love someone, you must accept their part of mystery. And that’s why you love them.

"The book subtly maps the struggle of integration, its particularities and resonances, its history of defeat and overcoming, and does so in the manner exemplified by Diaz’s literary forbearers: Casing the universal themes that find home in all our lives, regardless of where we came from."
Finding Myself In Junot Diaz

"The book subtly maps the struggle of integration, its particularities and resonances, its history of defeat and overcoming, and does so in the manner exemplified by Diaz’s literary forbearers: Casing the universal themes that find home in all our lives, regardless of where we came from."

Finding Myself In Junot Diaz

How To Speak Like You’re On ‘Game Of Thrones’

M’athchomaroon!

Hello! (lit.: With respect!)

M’ath!/M’ach!

Hi! (short for M’athchomaroon!)

Athchomar chomakaan!

Hello! (to a non-Dothraki, singular) (lit.: Respect to one that is respectful!)

Athchomar chomakea!

Hello! (to non-Dothraki, plural) (lit.: Respect to those that are respectful!)

Aena shekhikhi!

Good morning! (lit.: Morning of light!)

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Linguist Explains Why Some Pop Songs Are So Catchy

There is another cardinal reason for treasuring the humanities. Scientific discovery and technological advance have a life cycle. In time, after reaching an immense size and unimaginable complexity, they will certainly slow and stabilize at a much lower level of growth.

E.O. Wilson on why the humanities matter