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evil genius as madly creative

Is creativity always beneficial? Does it always lead to good outcomes? The study was called the dark side of creativity: original thinkers can be more dishonest. No, it was not written by Edgar Allan Poe, but it would make a … Continue reading

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suspicious models of vision: invisible and anonymous

Like H.G. Wells’s The Invisible Man where a scientist discovers a means of making himself invisible, and in the process becomes an insane murderer. Invisibility. Anonymity. Walter Benjamin insisted on the fundamental invisibility of the crowd in Baudelaire’s poetry of … Continue reading

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