Affective is a collection of fresh reads, perspectives, and thought pieces

Fragments


Life & Fate

May 24

Our daily dose of curation draws upon the excellent work on Vasily Grossman, one of 20th century Russia’s leading writers, once banned by the Soviet Union and subsequently recognised as a literary giant around the world. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory.

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Demian

May 24

Today, Hermann Hesse on the travails of getting older, a gem from among many great works by the German Nobel Prize winner. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory.

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Essence

May 14

There are more paths to God than the obvious ones we imagine, according to this flash piece that hopes to get to the heart of religion. Each of our 100 Word stories is an affecting piece of flash fiction that brings to life a particular moment, idea or setting.

Fragments


The Ultimate Revolution

May 14

Today’s fragment comes from Aldous Huxley, one of the most revered writers of the 20th century, known for groundbreaking fiction including the classics Brave New World and The Doors of Perception. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory.