metanoia

A rhetorical term for the act of self-correction in speech or writing.
May involve amplifying or retracting, strengthening or weakening a prior statement.
theeconomist:

Justice denied?: Civil-justice reform in Italy is pressing—and difficult. The sluggishness of civil justice is a big reason why the Italian economy is still not growing. According to the World Bank’s “Doing Business” survey, it is harder to enforce a contract in Italy than in Haiti and over 100 other countries.

Oh for fuck’s sake. COME ON ITALY, HAITI??

theeconomist:

Justice denied?: Civil-justice reform in Italy is pressing—and difficult. The sluggishness of civil justice is a big reason why the Italian economy is still not growing. According to the World Bank’s “Doing Business” survey, it is harder to enforce a contract in Italy than in Haiti and over 100 other countries.

Oh for fuck’s sake. COME ON ITALY, HAITI??

epiphanies.

mylivejournalsucks:

Thinking back on all the nice smart people I’ve met who I had no desire to hang out with ever again and realizing it’s because they didn’t bring any LOLz to the table.