About Casper McFadden

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  • Casper shared from Lisa, A Chess Novel by Jesse Kraai
    “People who don’t play chess don’t get it. They never will. That’s why we can never let them tell us how to live!”
  • Casper shared from Lisa, A Chess Novel by Jesse Kraai
    I’ve never used math in my daily life, not any kind of advanced math anyway. I guess we do it for the same reasons we play chess. There’s just something about it, I don’t know. And maybe it is a little like a conspiracy that people have to take it in school, when they don’t really need it. Mathematicians like me have always wanted to just do math, the way you want to play chess. So we convinced universities and rich people, a long long time ago, that kids needed to learn math in order to think logically. That might be a lie, I don’t know, but we needed teaching jobs. And then people...
  • Casper shared from Lisa, A Chess Novel by Jesse Kraai
    When she was with Igor it was so obvious: it didn’t matter how much money you had or what your clothes looked like; wealth was the beauty you found and created—in every instant of your short life.
  • Casper shared from Lisa, A Chess Novel by Jesse Kraai
    When she was with Igor it was so obvious: it didn’t matter how much money you had or what your clothes looked like; wealth was the beauty you found and created—in every instant of your short life.
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  • Casper shared from Lisa, A Chess Novel by Jesse Kraai
    if you ask the same people: What is important? What gives your life meaning? What gives you joy? You always get a fumbling toward the beautiful. A song. An insight. A harmony that not only explained their self to the world, but elevated them, for a timeless moment, beyond all the stuff around us that points to death.”
(Friendly, USA)
Casper McFadden