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like a rock: not quite white hope

“Men give meaning to their lives by realizing. . . creative values, by achieving tasks,” wrote Viktor Frankl.  The will-to-meaning, a push to articulate the vague, foggy but lighted material of sustenance,  was more basic and essential to Frankl than … Continue reading

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hit him with your rhythm stick

…After an appearance before the House Un-American Committee in 1947, Brecht went directly to Switzerland where his reputation seemed to be reviving, and when the regime in East Berlin offered him a theater of his own and a subsidy to … Continue reading

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