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Traveller and 41 other people liked Paul Bryant's review of Artoday:
Artoday by Edward Lucie-Smith
"At smart gallery openings I might well have booed
And my gallery brochure surreptitiously chewed
When those art critics drooled, billed and (yes) cooed
And babbled forth theories increasingly pseud
(And later made purchases financially shrewd)
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" Magdelanye wrote: "The Law of Love in my humble opinion is even better than LWfC, with some remarkable illustrations and astute writing."

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Traveller made a comment in the group Goodreads FeedbackR: Multiple votes in a group poll topic
" Yeah, I suspect some of the GR UI is done with an Object-oriented language, so I wonder if they could not make a third option for polls and add the fe ...more "
Traveller made a comment in the group On Paths UnknownJorge Luis Borges - convening thread topic
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A History of Modern Latin America by Teresa A. Meade
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Thomas Merton
“What I wear is pants. What I do is live. How I pray is breathe.”
Thomas Merton, Thomas Merton: A Life in Letters: The Essential Collection

Brett J. Talley
“I don't understand exactly what's going on, but Goodreads shouldn't be deleting reviews, period. People are smart enough to look at them on their own and make up their mind, and deleting reviews undermines the integrity of the site.”
Brett J. Talley

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“By deciding what is, and is not, allowed to be discussed in a review,
by removing discussion of social context, and saying that only the
words on the page count, Goodreads is ignoring fifty years of development
of literary criticism, and is engaging in censorship.”
G.R. Reader, Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt

G.R. Reader
“The Internet is transient. Information can be removed with a couple of mouse-clicks; it is an Orwellian dream. We have been advised, by people who claim to know about these things, that there is no point in protesting against a social network. Whoever owns the network will run it as they see fit, normally to maximize their profit margin. Members who dispute the rules will simply be thrown out. The Terms of Use are written so as not to allow them any recourse.”
G.R. Reader, Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt

“I agree that it's a shame some books have to suffer ratings that clearly are invalid. However I can't think of a way to prevent it, and I didn't see any ideas in the thread either (I did skim though).

I hope you'll appreciate that if we just start deleting ratings whenever we feel like it, that we've gone down a censorship road that doesn't take us to a good place.”
Otis Y. Chandler

NOTES: Infinite Jest (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 29, 2015 01:19AM
Description: I think it's going to be easier to put my notes where there is space for them.
FLIGHTS OF FANCY (Literature & Fiction)
3 chapters   —   updated Apr 22, 2013 05:44AM
Description: Freeflow prose & poetry
Commentary on (Literature & Fiction)
0 chapters   —   updated Mar 17, 2013 11:40AM
Description: An attempt to argue towards an alternative interpretation to a work that is often interpreted as a Gothic ghost tale.
NOTES: ETHICS (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 14, 2013 03:45AM
Description: General notes on three areas of the practical applications of ethic: bioethics, environmental ethics, and business ethics.
76877 Miévillians — 177 members — last activity Jul 25, 2015 04:24AM
Club Miéville à la Goodreads. This is a club for people interested in discussing anything regarding the writer China Miéville; - his work, both fictio ...more
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"On paths unknown, we tread with wonder. Through a glass darkly, to brave new worlds and beyond we go." This group is not bound to genre - we seek to ...more
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Place to meet and talk about anything.
152644 2015: The Year of Reading Women — 831 members — last activity Jul 27, 2015 11:08PM
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114100 Foucault's Pendulum — 39 members — last activity Mar 31, 2015 03:05PM
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2013 Reading Challenge
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