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Dari “The Treacherous Writer” ( #UWRF14): Memahami adalah Memaafkan

David Lesser, Hannie Rayson, dan Liam Pieper memiliki latar belakang kehidupan yang berbeda-beda. Lesser seorang jurnalis pemenang penghargaan yang sudah menelurkan 6 karya buku yang di antaranya adalah sebuah memoar bertajuk “To Begin To Know: Walking in the Shadows of … Continue reading

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Why Everyone should Love Literature

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Schopenhauer’s Porcupines Theory (A Secret to Happiness?)

Below is the transcript of a footage titled “This Emotional Life” by Elizabeth Gilberth. I find this nice and profound in meaning, thus I publish it here. Hope you all like it, readers. “Schopenhauer in his book had a theory … Continue reading

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A Feast of Translators’ Souls at Erasmus Huis Jakarta (Photo Albums)

I was having a great time at Erasmus Huis #Jakarta , attending a celebration for translators of literary works. On stage the translators and the author of the translated work collaborated to read the original text and translation result as well as … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on Creativity: “Don’t Be Daunted. Just Do Your Job”

If you really want to be a writer then just do it. Just write. Don’t complain you’re running out of ideas. Don’t moan you’re always disturbed by noise around you. Don’t find any other excuse to validate your being slack … Continue reading

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What to Do when Negativity Reigns?

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Everything You Do, Do for God. And Everything God Does, He Does for You

That is what one of the boys spending all day scrubing the floor beside Elizabeth Gilbert said. He was lecturing her earnestly on how to best perform her work there. I found this on page 131 and it resonated with … Continue reading

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On choice and sacrifice

Before going to bed, these paragraphs of Elizabeth Gilbert caught my attention and made me think a lot. Then my mother shocked me. She said,” All those things that you want from your relationship, Liz? I have always wanted those … Continue reading

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