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The Three Rules that All Advanced Cultures Must Obey

An observation in exosociobiology; a lesson in how to destroy a nation

There are rules that all technological civilizations throughout the Universe, regardless of the nature of the individuals in it, must follow to avoid collapsing into chaos.  3,918 more words

Politics

Hart Crane

My hands have not touched pleasure since your hands,—
No,—nor my lips freed laughter since ‘farewell’,
And with the day, distance again expands
Voiceless between us, as an uncoiled shell. 46 more words

Classic

Andrea Gibson

I wish you were here.
Autumn is the hardest season.
The leaves are all falling
and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground… 53 more words

Excerpt

Jason Schwartz

If the morning is cold: begin with the scars at the bottom.  —Jason Schwartz, John the Posthumous. (OR Books 2013)

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Extra Items Part II.II: 'Girls' in Americanization

The references to the American culture that appear in the pilot episode of Girls are very clear. As already mentioned in the previous analysis of the TV series, in the beginning of the episode there is a reference to Victoria’s Secret and its angelic models. 1,152 more words

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Extra Items Part II.I: Victoria's Secret in Americanization

Another aspect in which I wanted to focus in my analysis of these two cultural products was the spreading of the American culture that they develop. 702 more words

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