The Problem With Happiness - Athenaeum Review — Read on athenaeumreview.org/essay/the-problem-with-happiness/
There’s more to the puppet’s story than a parable about lying. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/10/books/review/pinocchio-carlo-collodi-lorenzini.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, its littoral countries are home to almost half the world’s population. two-thirds of the world’s trade passes through the Indian Ocean, including most of its oil supplies. It is no surprise then that the Indian Ocean is fast emerging as the world’s most actively contested geopolitical … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: the Indo-Pacific
HBO's hit series Game of Thrones is really a parable about the disastrous consequences of unchecked realpolitik. — Read on http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2012-03-29/game-thrones-theory
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Peloponnesian War was a three decade long conflict between two alliances of city states in Ancient Greece lasting from 431-400 BC. It was a total war, involving massive movements of armies and navies across land and sea; it affected the lives of almost every person in the Ancient Greek world, inflicting tremendous losses … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Peloponnesian War
What does it take to be King? That is the question at the heart of James Wan's Aquaman. On the face of it, the winter's billion dollar hit is an epic comic book come to life. But like the comic book genre of literature (yes, we are calling it that, Bill Maher!) it touches upon … Continue reading Aquaman Review: what it has to say about leadership and belonging… and more.
Where to begin says a lot: world history courses should teach about the whole world, not just the latest winners — Read on aeon.co/ideas/dont-let-the-rise-of-europe-steal-world-history