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How art changes us

I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters. He enters in one state of mind and exits in another. The writer gets no points just because what’s inside the box bears some linear resemblance … Continue reading

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A tune before dying

While they were preparing the hemlock, Socrates was learning how to play a new tune on the flute. “What will be the use of that?” he was asked. “To know this tune before dying.”

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Breathtaking recently-discovered Mozart composition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z128hnx7s0

The energy and melodic beauty of this piece are just sublime.

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