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Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete For You

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Summary of “Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete For You” by Titus Gebel: Free Private Cities is an innovative concept presented by the author as an alternative to traditional political systems; these Free Cities operate with private companies in the role of “public service providers” and ensure, on the basis of a voluntary contract and in exchange for an annual contractual fee, better freedom and protection of goods and […]

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Universal Principles of Design: A Guide for Successful Visual Creators

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Summary of “Universal Principles of Design”: The meeting of design, psychology and science to design successful products and experiences. By William Lidwell, Katrina Holden and Jill Butler, 272 pages, 2011 Note: This article is a guest article written by Clémence Perrin from the Freewheeler Travel Blog and K-character Chronicle of the book “Universal Principles of […]

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In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most

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Summary of “In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most” : In this three-author book, Christophe André, psychiatrist, Alexandre Jollien, philosopher and Matthieu Ricard, Buddhist monk recount their experiences, their practices, and their journeys while covering the many topics of existence that fascinate them; their points of view, which are at times […]

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Matthieu Ricard, an author who makes us happy!

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Matthieu Ricard, Tibetan Buddhist monk, talented photographer and French interpreter of the Dalai Lama, is also an author who has published many successful books! In this article, I encourage you to familiarise yourself with this happy writer, who advocates altruism, the practice of meditation, the search for happiness and participates in many humanitarian actions. You […]

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140 Happiness quotes that make you smile!

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It’s a classic… Every so often, the bac exams in philosophy provide their share of happiness quotes, which get students to work hard for hours on end. However, happiness, in addition to getting high school students and great philosophers to write essays, is a subject that inspires us all! Indeed, who among us doesn’t want to be happy? Everywhere, everyone talks about […]