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The Magnificent (G)Seven

Of course few would really call them magnificent. And I wonder how many have concluded that these high-profile meetings among potentates are but occasions for taxpayer-paid and unspeakably luxurious vacations. Lodgings suitable to gods host opulent guests, while epicurean cooks … Continue reading

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Spectacle, Ornaments and Marionettes

“Thus ornament is but the guiled shore To a most dangerous sea; the beauteous scarf Veiling an Indian beauty; in a word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest.” (Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Julius Caesar and Unrepeatable Scenes

“How many ages hence Shall this, our lofty scene be acted over, In states unborn and accents yet unknown.” (Julius Caesar, act 3, sc. 1) Comment. Unlike Cassius’ predictions on the legacy of Caesar’s murder, the shameful, shameless and abhorrent … Continue reading

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