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Horizontal Collaboration

Is present-day Paris more puritanical than it was under the Nazis?
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The Loneliness of Generation Identity

Thanks to you, we could develop free from all social obligations and values; thanks to you we go lost and lonely through life. You’ve destroyed everything that could have offered us identity and refuge, yet you’re shocked that we’re unhappy.
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Ode to October

‘Autumn is complete in itself. It is no mere transition or preparation, and certainly no aftermath. It is here and now.’
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How the Universalist Idea Threatens Europe

What is it about modern European civilisation that differs from Indian, Chinese, and Jewish civilisation, and what can it teach us about the flaws in our own sense of identity?
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The Ecstasy of Vengeance

What do Homer’s Agamemnon and Game of Thrones’ Oberyn Martell have in common? A blinding obsession to exact revenge on their enemies.
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The Paragon of a Society

The classical choir is like an echo of an era more beautiful – not just the music itself, but also in the way it is organised. A so called “mixed choir” consists of four basic parts, based on the human ...
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The Old One

He who travels to the mountain where The Old One lives, will leave Mörkret (the darkness) behind. The road passes through an ancient forest, under century-old spruces, covered in beard lichen and inhabited by Siberian jays. The mires hold cloud ...