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Culture wars

Before our culture wars, the “cultural cold war” (a term coined by George Orwell in 1945) was raging: Moscow was the winner after Socialist Realism defeatedthe rival Nazi Realism. The arch-opponent, the USA, was a new country with a reputation of poor culture. In between, the international École de Paris stood for the free interplay of cultures – at the

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The revolution

In my room, the bed was over here, the cupboard over there and the table in the middle. Until the moment it started boring me. I put the bed over there and the cupboard over here. For a while I really liked the change. But then boredom crept in again. I came to the conclusion that the cause of this

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