“John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

BRITISH LIBRARY > Discovering Literature > Romantics and Victorians Stephen Hebron explores Keats’s understanding of negative capability, a concept which prizes intuition and uncertainty above reason and knowledge. In December 1817 John Keats was returning from the Christmas pantomime with his friends Charles Wentworth Dilke and Charles Brown. On the walk home, he later told his brothers… Continue lendo “John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

How you can become wiser (without reading)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrLGpRnpfNA "I love reading but humanity's wisest people often say wisdom cannot be found in books. How then can you and I become kinder and wiser?", says George Thompson. Cioran thought the same way himself. When a young insomniac man, he was once reading Kierkegaard and the gardener who worked for his sister, Virginia, said… Continue lendo How you can become wiser (without reading)