Daily Archives: February 18, 2011

Masks allowed

Carnival of Venice – – spectacle of masks. Nothing is as it appears to be as any form of identity is hidden.

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Erect no gravestone for him

Erect no gavestone for him. Only this: let the rose blossom each year for his sake. For it is the god. His metamorphosis in this and that. We do not need to look for other names. It is Orpheus once … Continue reading

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God what darkness

Beethoven’s hero Florestan in the opera Fidelio laments the loss of his liberty for speaking the truth to power (1805)

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And then there were none

Eleven  little Arab boys…. Challenged In the wake of the overthrow of the leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, here is a look at countries across the region. The process of change has been set in motion and the events of … Continue reading

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