"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."
Hello! (lit.: With respect!)
Hi! (short for M’athchomaroon!)
Hello! (to a non-Dothraki, singular) (lit.: Respect to one that is respectful!)
Hello! (to non-Dothraki, plural) (lit.: Respect to those that are respectful!)
Good morning! (lit.: Morning of light!)
Have you ever wondered why the line “Bond, James Bond” sounds so cool? I mean, there’s not much content there. It’s just a character saying his name. But it’s one of the most famous lines in movie history.
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