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Wuthering Heights

  Wuthering perhaps isn’t even a real word. Yet, I can picture the stormy moors, the desolate land, the wild winds. I can picture the dark night against which stands the lonely manor where the two doomed lovers live. For their bodies might be buried, but their tumultuous, destructing, indestructible love is alive. Running rampant through all time. The book was first published in 1847. A reticent cloistered girl had written a novel of passion and feelings that broke all…

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Intelligence Squared Debates

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  I must have doubled my intelligence, or squared it for sure, after getting exposed to the debates held by Intelligence Squared. Come to think of it, I did not even know such things existed. These Oxford style debates are staged before a live audience in New York and available on youtube or podcasts, free of charge, for viewers or listeners. If you have ever wished you could be part of the electrifying atmosphere of a live event such as…

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