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From this attitude he draws a singular comic and literary power.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Would the Democrats rescind those rights if they were to return to power?The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Employees strap a device to their heads and power a helicopter drone with their minds.Use Your Brain—Control a Drone|The Daily Beast Video|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.Oliver Stone’s Latest Dictator Suckup|James Kirchick|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
The voice of the orator peculiarly should be free from studied effects, and responsive to motive.
Not suspecting her motive, he represented the hazard of putting so great an affront on the favourite of the Empress.
Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.
He brings out all their power, brilliancy and careering wildness, and makes the greatest sensation of them.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay