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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Commonplace links

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CJR: Recovering Reality: Errol Morris on Abu Ghraib

"One hundred years from now, we will think about the Iraq war in terms of Gilligan on the box with the wires, or Gus on the leash."

Monsanto's Harvest of Fear: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com

"in 1980 the U.S. Supreme Court, in a five-to-four decision, turned seeds into widgets, laying the groundwork for a handful of corporations to begin taking control of the world’s food supply"

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Cyberconsciousness

"What is cybertheology doing on a geography web site?"

PRINT Magazine - Drawing Fire

"While there are still no mainstream comics set on the battlefront in Iraq, some of the best, and most popular, current series unflinchingly address the conflict and its effect on American culture by looking at both through transforming allegories."

Nico Muhly » Before I get into it

"It was so nearly like good, fully developed veal that I think no person with a palate of ordinary, normal sensitiveness could distinguish it from veal."

Inside Zaha Hadid's East London apartment - Times Online

"I was thrilled by the mirror and it started my love of asymmetry. When we got home, I reorganised my room."

Dan Froomkin - Who's the Moral Relativist? - washingtonpost.com

"Here's video of Bush telling the pope, after his remarks: 'Thank you, your Holiness, awesome speech.'"

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