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    These Intricate Tibetan Sand Paintings Are Swept Away Upon Completion

    These Intricate Tibetan Sand Paintings Are Swept Away Upon Completion

    Tibetan Buddhist monks have created sand mandalas for over 2,500 years, as it remains one of the religion’s most beautiful and symbolic traditions. Each mandala has a center point that…

    16 Legendary Filmmakers Praised by Other Great Directors

    16 Legendary Filmmakers Praised by Other Great Directors

    While the medium is galloping towards infinite possibilities, an introspective study of its past is becoming more and more necessary. One significant way in which cinema triumphs as a truly…

    Languages Are Products of Their Environments

    Languages Are Products of Their Environments

    The characteristics that make each language unique may actually be adaptations to the acoustics of different environments. Language is a universal hallmark of humanity, but it sounds different in different…

    Who was Ludwig Wittgenstein?

    Who was Ludwig Wittgenstein?

    Ludwig Wittgenstein was born in Vienna, Austria in 1889. As a young man he studied engineering, but his mathematical work in this area led him to developing an interest in…

    10 Rules for Students and Teachers Popularized by John Cage

    10 Rules for Students and Teachers Popularized by John Cage

    Avant-garde composer John Cage started out as a disciple of Arnold Schoenberg. He greatly looked up to the exiled Austrian as a model of how a true artist ought to…

    10 Filmmaking Lessons You Can Learn from Antonioni’s Cinema

    10 Filmmaking Lessons You Can Learn from Antonioni’s Cinema

    Not only in his time but in present day, Michelangelo Antonioni’s style of narration is considered unique and inimitable. There is something about his films that make all the different…

    Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments for Living in a Healthy Democracy

    Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments for Living in a Healthy Democracy

    Bertrand Russell saw the history of civilization as being shaped by an unfortunate oscillation between two opposing evils: tyranny and anarchy, each of which contain the seed of the other.…

    “Come and See” – Elem Klimov

    “Come and See” – Elem Klimov

    Released in 1985 to critical acclaim, Elem Klimov’s “Come and See” is not an underrated film – those who see it are quick to recognize its excellence. It is, however,…

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