"How this project [Arcades] was written: rung by rung, as chance offered a narrow foothold; and always like someone climbing dangerous heights, not looking around for a second, in order not to get dizzy (but also to save the full power of the panorama stretched before him for the very end)."
- Walter Benjamin, Gesammelte Schriften, vol. 5, ed. Rolf Tiedemann, passage trans. Richard Sieburth.
TOP STORIES “In his debut as a Times Op-Ed columnist, Bret Stephens says reasonable people can be skeptical about the dangers of climate change” - … oh well, I guess that’s true and I can verify it by the fact that there are reasonable people who believe that white people are more intelligent than oth...
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