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summer of discontent: is the end near?

” The nature of people is first crude, then severe, ┬áthen benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.” ( Vico) People have no doubt been bemoaning the decadence of the times since the expulsion from the Garden. But what actually constitutes decadence … Continue reading

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Lolita as Art and Cultural Expression

An American Apparel advertisement on the back cover of Vice magazine in the U.K. was recently banned by the Advertising Standards Association for allegedly sexualizing a model who appeared to be a child; that is, under 16 years old and … Continue reading

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