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Obama: Climate change deniers endanger national security

From Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, May 2015

NEW LONDON, Conn. – President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the “indisputable” science that it is real are putting at risk the security of the United States and the military sworn to defend it. 504 more words


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Chapter 6

The Artist as Sophist

There is another side to Odysseus, that of the wandering sophist. Beginning from this aspect of the hero, we can identify the characteristic by which Baudelaire is corrupted and undone, as once his ancestor Euripides too suffered condemnation at the hands of a judging god. 4,873 more words

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Chapter 5

Comic Recovery of the Hero-Artist

In contrast to the tragic heroes of the last chapter, Homer’s Odysseus has the power to counter death-in-life, to recover from the compulsion of events and win through to life, thus surpassing even the deeds of Heracles. 3,521 more words

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Part II

Fate of the Artist

 Chapter 4

Tragic Descent of Artist and Hero

The death-in-life imposed by necessity is contamination: of soul by body across the boundary marked by the neck; by prostitution in the wide sense, specifically that of the artist pandering to an audience. 4,698 more words

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2015 Book #48 - The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott

Title: The Wonder of All Things
Author: Jason Mott
Date finished: 5/23/15
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Mira
Publication Date: September 30, 2014
Pages in book: 303… 701 more words

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Chapter 3

Necessity Suffered and Overcome

As bondage to fate, necessity represents the intrusion of death into life, as in a procession of slaves or a Baudelairean cortège; this is the transgression at work in hysteria. 4,083 more words

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