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Thanatos is the personification of death, and a ... close friend of Hades' protagonist, Zagreus.COURTESY OF SUPERGIANT GAMES SUPERGIANT’S EPIC OF a _...Read More_
Thanatos is the personification of death, and a ... close friend of Hades' protagonist, Zagreus.COURTESY OF SUPERGIANT GAMES SUPERGIANT’S EPIC OF a _...Read More_
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>It would be feasible to reduce hours of work and release workers for the pleasurable activities of free time with families and communities, but business did not _...Read More_
>It would be feasible to reduce hours of work and release workers for the pleasurable activities of free time with families and communities, but business did not _...Read More_
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“We are people of this generation, bred in at least modest comfort, housed now in universities, looking uncomfortably to the world we inherit.”
“We are people of this generation, bred in at least modest comfort, housed now in universities, looking uncomfortably to the world we inherit.”
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That's the culture. Demand must meet supply and supply must not outweigh demand. Mass production is profitable only if its rhythm can be maintained—that is if it can continue to sell its product in steady or increasing quantity.… Today _...Read More_
That's the culture. Demand must meet supply and supply must not outweigh demand. Mass production is profitable only if its rhythm can be maintained—that is if it can continue to sell its product in steady or increasing quantity.… Today _...Read More_
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Kid Ory Finally Gets the Encore He Deserves.
Kid Ory Finally Gets the Encore He Deserves.
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When the destruction of art gives it power Several weeks after the crime tape had been removed, I went to my deceased daughter’s apartment to retrieve her things. When I took in the fact that many pieces of her artwork had been destroyed, I _...Read More_
When the destruction of art gives it power Several weeks after the crime tape had been removed, I went to my deceased daughter’s apartment to retrieve her things. When I took in the fact that many pieces of her artwork had been destroyed, I _...Read More_
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"Today’s craft renaissance is more than just an antidote to our over-automated world. It renews a way of life that made us who we are"
"Today’s craft renaissance is more than just an antidote to our over-automated world. It renews a way of life that made us who we are"
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>"The socialist historian C. L. R. James was born 120 years ago today. His landmark text, The Black Jacobins, is a majestic account of the Haitian Revolution and is still the authoritative history of a heroic struggle for freedom and _...Read More_
>"The socialist historian C. L. R. James was born 120 years ago today. His landmark text, The Black Jacobins, is a majestic account of the Haitian Revolution and is still the authoritative history of a heroic struggle for freedom and _...Read More_
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>"From microbial 'freckles' to sticky dust, conservators have solved some problems in the pharaoh's 3,300-year-old funerary _...Read More_
>"From microbial 'freckles' to sticky dust, conservators have solved some problems in the pharaoh's 3,300-year-old funerary _...Read More_
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[#new](/culture/new/new) [#lifestyle](/culture/new/lifestyle) >"Broadcasters, universities, museums, even the National Trust... the victims of political intolerance are many"
[#new](/culture/new/new) [#lifestyle](/culture/new/lifestyle) >"Broadcasters, universities, museums, even the National Trust... the victims of political intolerance are many"
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"The past decade has witnessed a sea change in Palestinian art history. Great art has been produced by Palestinians for centuries, but only recently has this art become accessible to the wider world."
"The past decade has witnessed a sea change in Palestinian art history. Great art has been produced by Palestinians for centuries, but only recently has this art become accessible to the wider world."
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Most people would be forgiven for thinking that globalization was the result of late 20th Century forces bringing the far-flung corners of the globe together into a global community. As historian Valerie Hansen explains in her new book, The _...Read More_
Most people would be forgiven for thinking that globalization was the result of late 20th Century forces bringing the far-flung corners of the globe together into a global community. As historian Valerie Hansen explains in her new book, The _...Read More_
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"Kazuo Ishiguro returns with a novel about an artificial friend, Zadie Smith brings the Wife of Bath bang up to date, Bill Gates takes on the climate crisis ... a literary calendar for the year ahead"
"Kazuo Ishiguro returns with a novel about an artificial friend, Zadie Smith brings the Wife of Bath bang up to date, Bill Gates takes on the climate crisis ... a literary calendar for the year ahead"
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>"An exhibition at the Museum of Natural History is the sum of all lessons on hue."
>"An exhibition at the Museum of Natural History is the sum of all lessons on hue."
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THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2020 now feel less like memory than alternate history. In January, reports of a “novel coronavirus” spreading through Wuhan, China registered to most Americans—if they _...Read More_
THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2020 now feel less like memory than alternate history. In January, reports of a “novel coronavirus” spreading through Wuhan, China registered to most Americans—if they _...Read More_