Frederic Beigbeder – the Hero of Our Time

Usually I m not interested in mainstream literature. I think that what is liked by everybody is created with the purpose of earning much money and please the audience rather than with the purpose of telling the truth. Besides, modern writers suppose, for some obscure reason, that the ruder the narration is the more attention it will attract. Frederic Beigbeder, a modern French writer, is not ashamed to use rude and cynic style as well, but in this case this rudeness appears to be grounded.

Beigbeder is the poet of the modern world who is not afraid to present it in ugly and disgusting light. He tells the truth and that is what I like about his books. My acquaintance with his works began with “99 Franks” and the world of advertisement business has captured me at once. The main hero, Octave Parango presents a characteristic image of a modern man who seems to have achieved something in life but do not know what to do with his success or with his life itself, like most of the modern people, by the way.

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Course for the Beginners

Unfinished scarf is forgotten somewhere in your wardrobe, manual for studying French acquires a new layer of dust on the shelf, your season ticket to local fitness club has already expired – is this picture familiar to you? If so, my congratulations – you belong to a huge group of the “beginners” – people who are full of interesting ideas and useful projects but who can not lead any of the up to the end.

First of all, note that there is no need to panic. Let’s take, for instance, Leonardo da Vinci – his mezzanine was full of unfinished projects, paintings, murals as well. However, such famous neighborhood is not the reason to relax – it is a way better to learn how cope with unfinished tasks once and for all.

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Solving unsolvable problems.

Imagine the situation when you face a choice and you have to decide here and now between two options. At the same time you are not satisfied with both of them. For example, you have to decide whether to stay with your significant other or leave for an internship you have been dreaming about for a long period of time. Or let’s say you can’t decide what sphere you would like to devote yourself. You simply can’t choose between art history and architecture as both fields seem to be attractive and interesting. But in fact you do not like the very idea of making a choice. And it seems to you that no matter what choice you would make none of the options are satisfying. Of course it makes you feel sad and hopeless.

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In Love We Trust

The real intimacy begins with trust. If the two of you can not be sincere and suspect each other in all possible sins, the feeling of internal loneliness is inevitable. The elimination of psychological distance is a cooperative process which requires some efforts from both of you.

The first rule of es6tablishing trust is to speak openly about your feelings. It concerns not only love and admiration, but also your reaction on some of his actions you do not like. Be calm and confident, speak without hysteria and accusations. Of course, there should be a mystery in woman, but it is better to hide this mystery not in the sphere of feelings.

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15 Interesting Facts About Poland

1.Ecological situation in Poland is much better than in the neighboring countries. You won’t find pariah dogs in the streets or a pile of litter in the middle of the road. There are no nuclear power plants here, so the air is pretty clean.

2. Poles don’t like 2 nations: Germans in Russians. Nonetheless, they are pretty friendly.

3. For those who don’t speak Pole this language sounds like hissing.

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Winston Churchill as writer.

As the rule people accept Winston Churchill as one of the most outstanding and influential political leaders of the 20th century. In fact Churchill was also a prolific and talented writer. In 1953 he was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Literature. During the ceremony they made special mention of his The Second World War “for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values”. Moreover Churchill wrote lots of novels and stories. His bibliography is impressive indeed.

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Israel – Wonder of the World

Knights and pomegranate wine, cabbala and rare birds, beaches and the Wailing Wall – it seems that small Israel comprises all wonders of both modern and ancient world. If you want to plunge into the atmosphere of historic past and breathe the air of religious sanctities while enjoying extremely friendly climate your travel destination is Israel, the Promised Land.

You should start your acquaintance with this country with visiting Jerusalem, the capital of Israel and the saint city for three religions. Christians, Muslims and Jews come to Jerusalem to pray in ancient temples, touch their religious sanctities, and follow the sorrowful path of the Jesus Christ (Via Dolorosa). You should also visit Holy Sepulcher where you can have a look on the scrolls of the Dead Sea which are more than 2000 years old. And, of course, the Wailing Wall, the place which attracts thousands of pilgrims, is also situated there. You can put down your dream, roll the sheet of paper in a pipe and push it through the ancient stones. It is believed that all pleas will be heard on heaven. It is also interesting to walk in the old part of Jerusalem – Ir David. It presents picturesque ruins of buildings which were created by King David. Walking along narrow paths and steps you will feel like you are in another dimension and civilization.

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