They said they tried to keep the project on life support, in hopes that it would be revived by the next administration, but the loss of key personnel, budget cuts and dropped investigations are only a few of many challenges made worse by the passage of nearly a year since Trump took office. Who knows if we can find all of the people willing to testify? There is certainly an argument to be made that if tomorrow all the agencies were ordered to come together and sit in a room and put all the evidence on the table against all these bad guys, that there could be a hell of a lot of indictments.
He also saw the landscape as it really is: Recovery which includes return and renewal of health is a re-gaining—regaining of a clear view. We need, in any case, to clean our windows; so that the things seen clearly may be freed from the drab blur of triteness and familiarity—from possessiveness.
Any parent has no doubt had the great pleasure of introducing a child to some beloved place or activity; in helping to point out the wonders of the new thing to the child, one is able to actually stop and notice them again, perhaps for the first time in a long time.
Tolkien argues that fairy stories offer another path to recovery. Other times it might simply sneak up on you: Fairy-stories are not the only means of recovery, or prophylactic against loss. And there is especially for the humble Mooreeffoc, or Chestertonian Fantasy.
Mooreeffoc is a fantastic word, but it could be seen written up in every town in this land.
It is Coffee-room, viewed from the inside through a glass door, as it was seen by Dickens on a dark London day; and it was used by Chesterton to denote the queerness of things that have become trite, when they are seen suddenly from a new angle. In reading Chesterton, says Tolkien, we are offered a chance at recovery, if we are properly humble.
There has been a good deal written about how Chesterton manages to do this. This essay will not focus principally on Chesterton, though. Humility is particularly necessary in the case of Norman Rockwell, because his work itself has become trite.
We think we know the pictures, so we do not ever bother to look. If they are to do their work of prompting us to a fresh perspective, and helping us to recover the things that have become trite, we will need to actually attend to them. Once we start to look at the pictures, we can see that they do give us a fresh perspective on the world.
Another quick turn to Chesterton is called for. Consider how Chesterton describes Charles Dickens: Herein is the whole secret of that eerie realism with which Dickens could always vitalize some dark or dull corner of London.
There are details in the Dickens descriptions—a window, or a railing, or the keyhole of a door—which he endows with demoniac life. The things seem more actual than things really are.
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Indeed, that degree of realism does not exist in reality: However, the last thing that can be said about Rockwell is that he went about unobservantly. Here is how I think it worked with Rockwell.
He was so hyper-observant that he raised the elements in his paintings to a kind of excess of existence, by way of painting each thing as if it were, magically, simultaneously and equally present to the viewer. It is also, as it happens, closely aligned philosophically with traditional, scholastic, moderate realism.
He starts by distinguishing two different ways of looking not at paintings specifically, but at anything: We can look at things via proximate vision or via distant vision.
In proximate vision, we see one object at a time, so to speak:A friend of a friend told me that he tried to set the price of his game to some figure or other but that Valve vetoed it and set it to something else. Fantastic, Louis. This essay seems like it has actually been a long time coming – I’m glad someone raised the issues as eloquently and knowledgeably as you.
August 6th, Antony and the Johnsons - CUT THE WORLD video Directed by Nabil, staring Willem Dafoe, Carice van Houten and Marina Abramovic.
August 1st, Antony takes over Dazed Digital this week featuring articles everyday, so far including interviews with Laurie Anderson, Planningtorock, Cyclobe, Antony and Buffy Sainte-Marie!Antony is also featured in The Skinny and Metro.
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With a planned 90 sol duration of activity (slightly more than. Antony would like to respond to the article in El Pais yesterday: "I would just like to say that I suspect the translation of my interview was a bit rough, and the artistic statement I made was in reference to myself: "As a transgendered person, I am like a wild animal, beyond the realm of Christians and patriarchies.".