these are the timesdirty beloved
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Why?

4.6.03

{what I taught AI today}:

"Things I didn't know:
Michael Jordan would use a language
Most do people use a language daily
A language is man made..."

20 Questions

...We want him to know that we are now grown and many and better for having known him, because a robot that is certainly good, vs. a robot that is certainly evil, have nothing to do with the world at all.

Not like drawings of a little plastic toy trolley, that have everything to do with everything, and make the thing magic in the rendering.

we would like to tell him, but we can’t now as he is gone...

Will Tate's elegy for Mr. Rogers at ABCtales.com
link from plep

3.6.03

Wedjat ring

The wedjat eye is a symbol of the falcon-headed god Horus, who gave the eye to his father Osiris and by doing so brought him back to life. In another story, the eye of Horus was injured and the time required for it to heal was likened to the cycle of the moon. The symbol may be translated as "the whole or restored one."


Inlay in the form of Qebehsenuef

Freer Gallery Ancient Egyptian Art

Whistler

A Violet Note

at the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery

John Singer Sargent
Virtual Gallery


{extensive thorough amateur in the loving and non-commercial sense
great context timelines}

2.6.03

Anna Seghers


This novel{The Seventh Cross: A Novel from Hitler's Germany} tells the story of seven escapees from a concentration camp. While this is a work of fiction, it may still be of interest: Written in the late 30s-early 40s, and published in 1942, it was immediately translated and became a big bestseller in a number of allied countries, including the U.S. It was even printed in an "armed forces edition" for U.S. troops. An English translation with a foreword by Kurt Vonnegut and an afterword by Dorothy Rosenberg has recently been published by New York: Monthly Review Press, c1987 as part of the Voices of Resistance series.

Rescuers During The Holocaust

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The seventh cross (1942) relates the adventures of a survivor, a Communist, between seven men sent to a Nazi concentration camp; The deads do not age (1949) narrates the life of a group of Communists between 1918 and 1945. In 1944 it published in Mexico, in Spanish version, his novel Visa of transit , another one of his masterpieces, considered in addition like the main novel that has been written on exile. Also it wrote tests, gathered in On Tolstoi and Dostoievski (both of 1962). In 1974 their poems in a volume took shelter.

google trans. of El Poder de la Palabra page on Seghers

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Seghers's silence in the late 1950s in the Stalinist trial of Walter Janka, the director of Aufbau publishing company, has shadowed her reputation among leftist intellectuals.
Books and Writers
{this sentence is repeated verbatim on at least four websites that mention her.}
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The Seventh Cross was made into a successful Hollywood film, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Spencer Tracy.
{which was on TCM six days ago, though I didn't see it.}

1.6.03

Frederic Sackrider Remington

Moonlight, Wolf

at Artcyclopedia

Amalia Hernández y Ballet Folklórico de Mexico

Amalia Hernandez

Pablo Picasso

First Communion

at Asombrarte.net
from a search for Orozco's mural
Man of Fire

Orozco's American Civilization
at El Poder de la Palabra

Joseph Albers Homage To The Square ibid.

Orozco at Mexico Info. a Universidad de Guadalajara

Orozco La Casa Blanca at Panoramas in the Virtual Museum of Canada


Orozco The Table of Universal Brotherhood
at Tigertail

Orozco Negroes at SILS U. Mich.
SILS browser

Orozco Head
at Arthur Ross Gallery at UPenn

Orozco Modern Human Sacrifice
mural painted at Dartmouth College

Orozco Zapata
at Art Institute of Chicago's Art Access
"Orozco painted this dramatic canvas during his self-imposed exile in the United States, where he moved to escape riots inspired by anti-Catholic murals he had created in Mexico City. Orozco later claimed that he painted Zapata, which was sold to the actor Vincent Price, to finance his trip back to New York after completing a mural commission in California."

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