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MOGLi - A Brown in the Land of the Blues and Blondes

Youth

Here is an excerpt from a poem called “Youth”, by Samuel Ullman (1840-1924), emailed to me by my japanese host “Otosan” (“father”) when he learned I was leaving Japan for Sweden way back 2001. A very beautiful poem, which alongside Desiderata, … Continue reading

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Between Marriage and Death

Another positive thing about the death of one of the world’s most wanted terrorist is that it virtually erased everything that pertains to the marriage of some privileged individuals from my newsfeed. Kudos to all journalists who still know the … Continue reading

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Are You On A Crossroad?

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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mogLi’s Question of the Update

What is so interesting about a balding guy tying the knot?

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Sex With A Neanderthal

If you are of European or of Asian ancestry, there is a big chance that your human ancestors from around 50,000-80,000 years ago exchanged genetic material (read: had sex) with neanderthals somewhere in the middle east, before migrating out to … Continue reading

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It Is Really Getting Better All The Time

Don’t you think it is getting better? The Beatles thinks so!

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It Is Getting Better All The Time

Yihaa! Old comments are back! Thanks so much to Patrik Högberg of Virtuellmedia, the IT company who took over the metroblog portal. I’m still trying to familiarize myself with all the new admin functions of the blog. In the meantime … Continue reading

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