The Path of Prisms

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  In the previous seven chapters we explored a range of events that can interfere with everyday life. In this final chapter we take a closer look at the phenomenon of change itself. Some changes in life are expected, and we like to mark the occasion with a rite of passage — e.g. weddings, funerals, a ceremony at the end …

The Path of Talismans

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  The prolific correspondence of the French philosopher and playwright Voltaire made him both famous and infamous. Some of his most scandalous letters were written to a certain Marie Louise Mignot. In a different place and time those letters could have cost the lives of both writer and recipient — not because of their explicit sexual content — it was …