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Born Hybrid

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinIn 1990 Chris McCandless donated all of his life savings to OXFAM and went into the wild to live in the Alaskan outback. He had the feeling he didn’t belong in the life his parents planned for him. He knew they’d not take no for an answer, wearing him down like a chainsaw until he… Continue reading Born Hybrid

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Fear Of Flying

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinIn 1973 Erica Jong wrote the feminist anthem, Fear Of Flying. The heroine, Isadora, though terrified of flying, boards a plane and her subsequent journey leads to a spiritual and sexual awakening that was the one of the first of its kind in print. Jong’s thesis is that the fear of flying is the fear… Continue reading Fear Of Flying


Come Together

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinWhen I was first covering the human rights meetings in Geneva in 2004, long before I knew about this thing called a “weblog,” I was posting reports about the UN sessions through FreeWebs and handing out business cards with the site address to build readers. In 2005 I retained the rights to, but continued… Continue reading Come Together