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Tag: Henry David Thoreau

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  • Home Alone

    Home Alone

    As we grapple with the new reality of working from home and social distancing, it is time to utilse this opportunity to read more, to further activate our brain, and even to pursue our own passion and interests. For a writer, isolation is really a good workspace. It is a mental solitude where he interacts with characters, listens and engages with the story itself. Most of the creative writing is the product of solitude ~ when the writer distances himself from the populace. As Flaubert said: Writing is a lonely life but the only life with living.

    May 3, 2020
  • Rishi and the Yogi~II

    Rishi and the Yogi~II

    The great American philosopher, Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817- May 6, 1862), met Ralph Waldo Emerson for the first time when Emerson gave his lecture “The American Scholar” to a crowded house at Harvard in 1837. Emerson’s talk moved Thoreau so profoundly that he introduced himself to Emerson and the two became good friends. …

    August 20, 2018