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Quote of the Day: April 22, 2012

"In less than a century after the barbarian nations settled in their new conquests, almost all the effects of the knowledge and civility, which the Romans had spread through Europe, disappeared. Not only the arts of elegance, which minister to luxury, and are supported by it, but many of the useful arts, without which life can scarcely be contemplated as comfortable, were neglected or lost.
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Aspen Art Museum presents Marcel Broodthaers's Décor: A Conquest

Arts : Artdaily (4 days ago)

The Aspen Art Museum presents the late artist Marcel Broodthaers?s exhibition Décor: A Conquest. The exhibition will remain on view in the AAM?s Gallery 4 through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Originally conceived in 1974, and first shown ... Read Post

Paul Krugman: Conquest Is for Losers

Business & Finance / Economics : Economist's View (3 days ago)

War. What is it good for?: Conquest Is for Losers, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: More than a century has passed since Norman Angell, a British journalist and politician, published “The Great Illusion,” a treatise arguing th... Read Post

Quote of the Day: November 20, 2011

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands (3 years ago)

"In less than a century after the barbarian nations settled in their new conquests, almost all the effects of the knowledge and civility, which the Romans had spread through Europe, disappeared. Not only the arts of elegance, which ... Read Post


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