Meeting Fedor in Moscow

Luzh­niki A giant statue of Vladimir Lenin, the father of the Russ­ian Rev­o­lu­tion stands in the court­yard of the mas­sive Luzh­niki Sta­dium in Moscow. The statue gazes out across the black Moscova River and onto the city it names. The sta­dium, which was orig­i­nally dubbed the Cen­tral Lenin Sta­dium when …

Why You Should Always Tell the Truth Even in a Post Truth World

There are three ways to communicate the truth.  The expres­sion of an exter­nal fact.  The expres­sion of an inter­nal real­ity i.e. the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of a psy­cho­log­i­cal state or emotion.  Point­ing to, through the jux­ta­po­si­tion of images, words and con­cepts, things that are, because of the inad­e­quacy of lan­guage, inde­fin­able pre­cisely in words. …