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The confrontation between America and Europe reveals not so much a rapprochement as a distortion, an unbridgeable rift. There isn' ...
It is not enough for theory to describe and analyse, it must itself be an event in the universe it describes. In order to do this ...
The difference between a photograph and even the most realistic painting--say, one of Courbet's landscapes--is that in the latter ...
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiograp ...
The American novel tends to rest in contradictions and among extreme ranges of experience. When it attempts to resolve contradicti ...
We must believe that "emotion recollected in tranquillity" is an inexact formula. For it is neither emotion, nor recollection, nor ...
This is our fate: eight hundred years' disaster,
crazily tangled like the Book of Kells:
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I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme--mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank o ...
Bias entails a value-directed departure from accuracy, objectivity, and balance--not just a distorted presentation of facts. If, f ...
When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are communicated to great masses of people, the truth suffers a considerable and of ...
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