Video recording of a lecture at the American University of Beirut, 17 May 2010.
Main thesis: Languages differ in what they must convey, not in what they may convey.
While playing around with Google Translate I was reminded of this essay by Dutch writer Rudy Kousbroek
Excellent book review makes me want to read the book
The White House released a photo, which reminded me of the title of a painting by Jed Martin the main character in Michel Houellebecq's latest novel, The Map and the Territory.