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The Inevitable Diffusion of Legacy

The inevitable diffusion of legacy is something like the unbearable lightness of being – which is also the title of that odd Milan Kundera novel. That’s the one that riffs on Nietzsche’s concept of eternal recurrence – you know, the universe and … Continue reading

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The Value of Lacking Passion

Just down the street there’s that giant fiberglass frog. That’s Kermit the Frog on the roof of the old Charlie Chaplin Studios on La Brea, currently the home of The Jim Henson Company, as in the Muppets, as in Kermit … Continue reading

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