Fold a piece of paper in half. On one side of the paper paint a butterfly’s wing. Add colors and patterns as you like, but be sure to work quickly so that the paint doesn’t dry out. Knausgaard’s own vision of life is almost the opposite. I’ve never read a good novelist who deliberately included so many things that served no evident point. For him, such unfiltered inclusiveness does justice to the cluttered density of experience, and it gives his work a strong, hypnotic pull..
Fairyland envisions a future where biotechnology has advanced to a point where genes can be edited and human intelligence can be hacked. Because these ideas are on the outer limits of probability even now, Fairyland has aged relatively well. McAuley says, “For instance, gene editing to create new kinds of organisms turns out to be far harder than we thought, back in the 1990s.
DeWine needs to direct energy panel he appointed to reconsider its anti Cleveland wind energy ruling: editorialGov. DeWine needs to direct energy panel he appointed to reconsider its anti Cleveland wind energy rulingUnless Gov. DeWine is OK with the Ohio Power Siting Board recent refusal to approve renewable energy projects, the governor should require the board to reconsider its Icebreaker ruling promptly, writes the editorial board.
Tens of thousands of Canadian businesses will be forced to shut permanently because they won be able to weather the effects of social distancing measures, according to the head of a lobby group.The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took too long to roll out emergency support programs and as a result, many companies won survive, says Dan Kelly, president at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. A survey of CFIB members shows 80% of small and medium firms are closed or operating at reduced capacity because of the pandemic, meaning only 20 per cent are fully operational.in the optimistic scenario with full utilization of all of these support programs, I still see no scenario under which there are not tens of thousands of permanent business closures, Kelly said Wednesday by phone from Toronto.How to apply for the government $25 billion CEBA business loan programSmall businesses need to be a focus of COVID 19 support, not an afterthoughtOttawa planning rent relief program for smaller businessesThe federal government has stepped up aid to businesses, introducing measures such as a 75 per cent wage subsidy and $40,000 loans, and a rent relief program is expected soon. But the measures weren announced immediately after the closure of non essential businesses, and the rent and wage subsidy programs aren yet putting money in the bank.