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1 I’m just waking up. News radio. Listening for the weather. The solemn voice of a commentator: . . . what we’re dealing with . . . dedicated, well-armed sociopaths who’ll stop at nothing to impose their will on as much of the world as possible. It’s July 2015. I’m in the USA. Even groggy […]

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In Octavio Paz’s book Essays on Mexican Art, we learn about the childhood experiences that marked Paz’s artistic education. In order to really “see”, one must compare what one is seeing with what one has seen. Hence seeing is a difficult art: how to compare if one lives in a city without museums or collections of art […]

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Reading: 17-23 February 2013 From Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor 17 February 2013 Yes. Everybody’s doing it now. The “Harlem Shake” has spread around the world like fire, reminding us that the clear-cut boundaries that separate one culture from another are actually hard to distinguish. Everybody dances, and everybody dances the same way. Some would say our […]

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Reading: 17-23 February 2013 From Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor 17 February 2013 Yes. Everybody’s doing it now. The “Harlem Shake” has spread around the world like fire, reminding us that the clear-cut boundaries that separate one culture from another are actually hard to distinguish. Everybody dances, and everybody dances the same way. Some would say our […]

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February 18, 2019

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Reading: 17-23 February 2013 From Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor 17 February 2013 Yes. Everybody’s doing it now. The “Harlem Shake” has spread around the world like fire, reminding us that the clear-cut boundaries that separate one culture from another are actually hard to distinguish. Everybody dances, and everybody dances the same way. Some would say our […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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Reading: 17-23 February 2013 From Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor 17 February 2013 Yes. Everybody’s doing it now. The “Harlem Shake” has spread around the world like fire, reminding us that the clear-cut boundaries that separate one culture from another are actually hard to distinguish. Everybody dances, and everybody dances the same way. Some would say our […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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