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Artur Zmijewski's 39-minute film Repetition (2005) is a complex and riveting documentary of his reenactment of the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment. In place of college students, Zmijewski hired unemployed Polish men to enact the roles of prisoners and guards in a simulated prison environment.

Filmed with hidden cameras, their behavior quickly progresses from play acting to acts of seemingly genuine frustration and anger. Confrontations between prisoners and guards escalate ominously, but just when it seems that Zmijewski's experiment will replicate the traumatic results of the original...
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Diviners of the Shang dynasty (16th-10th centuries B.C.) produced oracles by reading cracks on ox bones. Such bones bear the earliest writing known in China. The pit marks were produced by a hot poker.

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