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terror: therapeutic or not

…Of course, certain trends of modern society and certain currents of modern thought have contributed more directly than others to shaping the patterns of modern terrorism. Frantz Fanon’s concept of therapeutic violence- aggravated by Sartre’s embroideries on the theme, as … Continue reading

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PAINTING ON THIN ICE

During the century that followed Jacques Louis David’s death, three forces struggled for position in French art; classicism, romanticism, and realism. But their initial struggle took place in the art of David. His heroic style, suppressing ┬ápassion beneath a hard … Continue reading

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