Month: November 2014

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Reblogged from Writer Beware®: The Blog Writer Beware is a blog mainly aimed at writers of fiction, but its latest post by Victoria Strauss is a chilling warning for both freelance copywriters and anyone who hires them to watch out for scams. I’m reblogging the piece in its entirety, but I’d recommend anyone concerned about …

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So what has ancient Greek philosophy got to do with modern approaches to business? Let’s take Epicurus, perhaps the most misunderstood of all the Greek philosophers. His doctrine is often portrayed as advocating pure hedonism, and his name’s become a byword for the extravagent gourmet lifestyle, but that’s a long way from what he advocated. …

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In my last post, I mentioned that Halloween was quietly replaced in the seventeenth century by Guy Fawkes Night, because it was seen as suffering from the double whammy of being both pagan and catholic. The fake sacrifice on the Samhain bonfires became an effigy of Guy Fawkes, and the night gradually became nothing more …

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