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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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Reading
Reading
Reading / science
The Rhythm of the Night
The Rhythm of the Night
Reading / science

Everyday stress and anxiety increasingly pervade our waking lives; at night-time, too, they can lead to sleeplessness. Can music help us tune out from insomnia?

Enis Yucekoralp

Magazine / society
This incredible meditation will help solve your existential dread
This incredible meditation will help solve your existential dread
Magazine / society

Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.

Scotty Hendricks

Magazine / society
Why You Should Find Time to Be Alone With Yourself
Why You Should Find Time to Be Alone With Yourself
Magazine / society

Don’t confuse loneliness with time by yourself.

Micaela Marini Higgs

Magazine / society
A Life in Flow
A Life in Flow
Magazine / society

Mihály Csíkszentmihályi talks about how he became interested in the positive potential of the psyche, what it means to be ‘mad’, and the importance of flow for humanity.

Tomasz Stawiszyński

Magazine / society
In Search of Clatter
In Search of Clatter
Magazine / society

Joy can feel like an elusive emotion. But what exactly is true joy? And is it really worth aspiring to?

Agata Sikora

Magazine / society
Against Parenting
Against Parenting
Magazine / society

Psychologist Alison Gopnik talks about cultivating childhood, the importance of grandparents, and why reading books about parenting might not be such a good idea after all.

Tomasz Stawiszyński

Magazine / culture
Settling Scores With Myself
Settling Scores With Myself
Magazine / culture

Kindness brings joy! One of our authors shares his thoughts on why it’s worth not being selfish in this article from the 1986 edition of “Przekrój”.

Jan Stoberski

Reading / society
Like a Cow Chewing Grass
Like a Cow Chewing Grass
Reading / society

Negative thoughts tire us out psychologically. Sometimes they return again and again, like a boomerang, trapping our mind in a difficult cycle. What can we do with such thoughts?

Jowita Kiwnik Pargana

Magazine / society
Thought Took Wing from the Body
Thought Took Wing from the Body
Magazine / society

Psychologist Bartłomiej Dobroczyński talks about the limits of thinking, how we might think less, and why thinking is analogous to sex.

Katarzyna Sroczyńska

Magazine / society
A Cure for a Lack of Reason
A Cure for a Lack of Reason
Magazine / society

Paul Bloom talks about the importance of human reason, how we might make moral progress, and why we would all benefit from having less empathy.

Tomasz Stawiszyński

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