It’s becoming harder and harder to be ignorant of ignorance.
Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. What he’s now discovering will startle you.
In his own words: “We have to abandon the arrogant belief that the world is merely a puzzle to be solved”.
The Czech dissident, politician, and writer, who died today at 75, left important lessons for a world that badly needs them.
The Web site for Prague’s Museum of Communism instructs visitors to make their way to No. 10 on Na Příkopě in the heart of the city.
Lawyer, politician, illustrator, cartoonist and dadaist are not the kinds of vocations that frequently converge in a single polyglot, but they did in Adolf Hoffmeister, whose illustrations, collages, and caricatures of prominent personalities shaped the Czech avant-garde.