What exactly makes a poem … a poem? Poets themselves have struggled with this question, often using metaphors to approximate a definition. Is a poem a little machine? A firework? An echo? A dream? Melissa Kovacs shares three recognizable characteristics of most poetry.
Karl Marx remains deeply important today not as the man who told us what to replace capitalism with, but as someone who brilliantly pointed out certain of its problems. The School of Life, a pro-Capitalist institution, takes a look.
Nietzsche believed that the central task of philosophy was to teach us to ‘become who we are’. Find out more by reading our book ‘Life Lessons from Nietzsche ’
So, how was your 2013? Did you build great relationships and do awesome things? If you did, then this article is not for you. If, however, you did nothing exciting in 2013, then it’s time to read on.
“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela
Translation: “A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation” Gustavo Petro Mayor of Bogota