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Here We Go Again: Kafka Against the World

Im Kampf zwischen Dir und derWelt, sekundiere der Welt:   In the struggle between you and the world, take the side of the world. (Kafka’s Notebooks) [ generic money order viagra | generic viagra on line cheap | viagra next day delivery | citrate salt…

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What is a novelist to do? From David Shields: Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

The American writer has his hands full, trying to understand and describe and then make credible much of American reality.   It stupefies, it sickens, it infuriates, and finally it is even a kind of embarrassment to one’s own meager imagination. The actuality is continually outdoing…

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Karl Marx on Men and History

Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please.   Karl Marx “18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte”     [ cheapest viagra anywhere | buy cheap purchase uk viagra | cheapest viagra in the world | buy generic cialis…

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Marshall McLuhan on Tools and History

We shape our tools, then our tools shape us.   Marshall McLuhan   [ generic cialis next day delivery | cialis alternatives no prescription | brand name cialis overnight | cheapest cialis | discount brand name cialis | fake generic viagra | viagra affect a…

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Donald Barthelme on the Writer’s Task

The writer is one who, embarking upon a task, does not know what to do.   Donald Barthelme   [ viagra non prescription drug | best price for generic viagra | the truth about cialis | cialis blood thinner | cialis diarrhea | generic viagra…

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Theodor Adorno on the Relation Between Art and Ideology

The greatness of works of art lies solely in their power to let those things be heard which ideology conceals.   Theodor Adorno [ viagra cost | buying cialis online | where to get viagra | generic cialis soft tabs | herbal alternatives to viagra…

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Robert Byron on the Problem of Nationalism 1937: Sound Familiar?

Somebody must trespass on the taboos of modern nationalism in the interests of human reason. Business can’t. Diplomacy won’t. It has to be people like us.   Robert Byron “The Road to Oxiana” (1937)   [ levitra vs viagra | herbal alternative viagra | herbal…

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The William T. Vollman Take on American Experience: Desire

My critique of America remains fundamentally incoherent…All I know is that although I live a freer life than many people, I want to be freer still. I’m sometimes positively dazzled with longing for a better way of being. What is it that I need?  …

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Remembering James Salter

There is something greater than the life of the cities, greater than money or possessions; there is a manhood that can never be taken away. For this, one gives everything James Salter:  “Solo Faces” Not at first, and not until you accept that you are…

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The George Saunders Take on American Experience: Freedom

How can anyone be truly free in a country as violent and stupid as ours?   George Saunders “The Braindead Megaphone”   [ buying cialis next day delivery | buy pfizer viagra in canada | generic cialis canadian | mexico pharmacy generic viagra | viagra…

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