"If I hadn't been told I was garbage, I wouldn't have learned how to show people I'm talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn't have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn't told me I was ugly, I never would have searched for my beauty. And if they hadn't tried to break me down, I wouldn't know that I'm unbreakable."
"Je pense qu'il pourrait être intéressant, d'un point de vue sociologique, d'établir au sein même du concept de génération Y une strate supplémentaire : la génération A, pour génération afropolitaine." Yes to all that.
Whether they are delighted or disgusted, kids have a way of making the cutest faces to express how they feel. That's especially true in "Pucker," a video from photographers David Wile and April Maciborka that shows how much babies like —
"our attitude towards the poor is so often condescending and paternalistic." An enlightening interview with NYU economist Bill Easterly on the link between poverty, faith, autocratic governments, and NGOs.