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Welcome to “Przekrój”!

In case you’re wondering where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help—“Przekrój” (pronounced “p-SHEH-crooy”) is the oldest society and culture magazine in Poland, now available in English.

“Przekrój” Magazine brings English-speaking readers some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in the fields of wellbeing, art, literature, science, ecology, philosophy, psychology, and more. Take a break from the speed and intensity of the daily news and join us!

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Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / society
How Can We Be More Gentle With Ourselves on the Spiritual Path?
How Can We Be More Gentle With Ourselves on the Spiritual Path?
Magazine / society

A lot of us are putting a lot of effort into being more fully present and to being ‘here now’ and we head towards the fire, and in the process, we lose our sense of humor. What are the ways of taking care of ourselves in the process?

Ram Dass

Reading / culture
When Will You Die?
When Will You Die?
Reading / culture

Reveal when you’re going to die – or, indeed, if you’re already dead – in this personality quiz from the Everything’s Gonna Be Alright trio.

Everything's Gonna Be Alright

Reading / society
Are You an Accepting Type of Person?
Are You an Accepting Type of Person?
Reading / society

Reveal how accepting you really are – of lint on your clothes and of the world, but also of the results of this personality test from the Everything’s Gonna Be Alright trio.

Everything's Gonna Be Alright

Reading / culture
The Shortest Short Stories
The Shortest Short Stories
Reading / culture

During a rainy July or a cold August, it’s a nice idea to read about holidays, mice, scarecrows, Wrocław and washing machines. A handful of the shortest short stories from the Everything’s Gonna Be Alright collective.

Everything's Gonna Be Alright

Magazine / science
What’s in a Joke?
What’s in a Joke?
Magazine / science

Humour scholar Marcin Napiórkowski talks about jokes in antiquity, liberal and conservative humour, and the importance of laughter.

Jan Pelczar

Reading / society
My Visor
My Visor
Reading / society

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on the joyous benefits of wearing a visor during the pandemic.

Matthew Coachinger

Reading / culture
Some Interesting ‘Facts’ About the Octopus
Some Interesting ‘Facts’ About the Octopus
Reading / culture

Pourcontrel, eight-armed cuttle, devilfish, poulp – these are just some of the many nicknames given to octopuses. Find out more ‘facts’ about everyone’s favourite eight-legged cephalopod.

Everything's Gonna Be Alright

Reading / culture
Are You an Honest Person?
Are You an Honest Person?
Reading / culture

Reveal your true, honest, definitely-not-a-liar self with this personality test from the Everything’s Gonna Be Alright trio.

Everything's Gonna Be Alright

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