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    10 of the Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

    10 of the Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

    Modern architecture is the school of design that prevailed since the turn of the 20th century till World War II. The horrendous war altered the kind of buildings needed in…

    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. The…

    Erotic engravings from a poem celebrating sex, 1825

    Erotic engravings from a poem celebrating sex, 1825

    Volumes of vintage erotica are wasted on academics. Just think how many beautiful books filled with lusty, erotic engravings are moldering away under lock and key in some dark, dusty…

    The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality

    The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality

    “The body provides something for the spirit to look after and use.” “The void horrifies: so we are all immortal,” Simone de Beauvoir scoffed at the religious escapism of immortality in…

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