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#12: Hot links
Really the most links: Sally Rooney, forgiveness, your mind on plants
If you noticed the absence of This Might Resonate two weeks ago, my apologies, I had food poisoning.
Reading + watching + listening
Elizabeth Day’s podcast episode with Maggie O’Farrell: a beautiful discussion about writing, disability and restoring the reputation of Agnes Shakespeare. If you want more, read Hamnet and listen to Day’s episode with Sathnam Sanghera.
Klara and the Sun (ok)
The tiny white people in our heads: black subjectivity, elaine de kooning, autofiction:
“I sometimes feel that we don’t really talk to other people as much as to our unstable projection of what we would like those people to say to us in return… something really weird happens with Black art where people grant biography primacy over the matter of the art… And not just biography, but the whole matrix of systems that act upon biography”.
An excerpt from Sally Rooney’s new novel.
An interview with Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg: “… can people who have been hurt do healing work? Yes. Does healing require forgiveness? Nope. Is forgiveness a byproduct of healing? Sometimes. Can a person forgive without reconciliation (that is, returning to being in relationship with the perpetrator of harm)? Yep. Does so much depend on context? Sure does! Can there be justice without accountability? I don’t believe so”.
11 strategies for keeping your coliving community clean. I too practice Sink Zero.
These unbearably nostalgic photographs of one family, taken every year for 30 years.
Ronan Farrow’s chaotic food choices.
Get yourself a husband who builds you a private meditation and chanting room.
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