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As histórias da História Natural

As histórias da História Natural

Tomás A. R.

“If some metaphors can persist in the language as fossils, it puts every metaphor under a cloud of suspicion.” - Steven Pinker

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A domesticação de Toto

A domesticação de Toto

Francisco Ferreira da Silva

"Georges Danton pode aliás ser visto como o verdadeiro herói da Revolução Francesa…"

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People are strange

People are strange

Henrique Leal Rodrigues

“Sinto vontade de me casar, ou de me suicidar, ou de subscrever à L’Illustration. Algo desesperado, entende.” – Albert Camus, A Morte Feliz

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A vida dos mortos

A vida dos mortos

Laura Lisboa

Brruuup bruuup “Estou sim…"

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The need has to grow in your gut

The need has to grow in your gut

Francisco Ferreira da Silva

“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is." - Saul Bellow

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Humor nos Tempos de Guerra Nuclear

Humor nos Tempos de Guerra Nuclear

Tomás A. R.

"I often feel like a resident of Pompeii who has been asked for some humorous comments on lava.” - Tom Lehrer

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O berço do Ocidente

O berço do Ocidente

Henrique Leal Rodrigues

"Infeliz a sorte que ditou terem-se tornado os Romanos, e não os persas, os mestres dos Gregos" - Friedrich Nietzsche

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It feels like a rooftop

It feels like a rooftop

Laura Lisboa

“Afinal o que importa não é ser novo e galante - ele há tanta maneira de compor uma estante!” - Pastelaria, Mário Cesariny

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O Zen da Gema Quebrada

O Zen da Gema Quebrada

Tomás A. R.

Vêem este ovo? É com ele que podemos derrubar todas as escolas de teologia e todos os templos do mundo - Diderot

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Curadores e criadores

Curadores e criadores

Francisco Ferreira da Silva

"It is hard to go on living without some hope of encountering the extraordinary" - Harold Bloom

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Os novos e eternos místicos

Os novos e eternos místicos

Henrique Leal Rodrigues

Yo no creo en brujas, pero que las hay, las hay

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The Soul in the Machine

The Soul in the Machine

Tomás A. R.

"All fiction is metaphor. Science fiction is metaphor. What sets it apart from older forms of fiction seems to be its use of new metaphors, (...) The future, in fiction, is a metaphor. A metaphor for what?" - Ursula Le Guin

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Modern Routines, Ancient Rituals

Modern Routines, Ancient Rituals

Laura Lisboa

Who knows, maybe a poem that is thirty centuries old can change. Until we jump to the next stanzas, the Trojan hero lives.

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Eden vs Babylon

Eden vs Babylon

Ana Henriques

A meditation on dystopic utopias and those who create them

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So what is your problem?

So what is your problem?

Cecilia de la Morena Aranguren

"Si tu te sens seul lorsque tu es seul, tu es en mauvaise compagnie" - Sartre

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The Really Important Guy

The Really Important Guy

Catarina Tello de Castro

"Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be" - Bob Dylan

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You captured my attention amidst the crowd.

You captured my attention amidst the crowd.

Catarina Ravara

"Even when I was in a crowd, I was always alone" - Hemingway

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In a dear, disgraced park in the center of Lisbon

In a dear, disgraced park in the center of Lisbon

Catarina Ravara

"Le préjugé est une opinion sans jugement" - Voltaire

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The Great Split

The Great Split

Francisco Ferreira da Silva

What is it like to be a bat? - Thomas Nagel

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Small things

Small things

Francisca S.

"Small things are / small things" - Madredeus

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