Links Within Links: Keep Clickin'

1) All of these are worth reading and discussing. ("Five Nelson Mandela tributes that will change how you think" -- via the Washington Post)




“Mourn the statesman and the revolutionary and the terrorist and the neoliberal and the ethicist and the pragmatist and the saint and don’t you dare try to discard or remove any part of that whole. Celebrate him? Sure, but then make sure you’re willing to consider emulating him.”








2) It's said that you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover. I say, though, that's a loot of hooey. Exhibit A: this wonderful selection of fifty covers from the past year 


3) Every year -- and 2013 is no different -- you can't read a newspaper or listen to the radio without happening across a new "Best of" reading list. It's hard to keep track. Fortunately, there are people out there who are doing the keeping-track for us and collecting on a single, cheat-sheet page all the titles most often cited on these lists.