Author name: Mitchell Pluto

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ventriloquism of the gods

To the playwriter all beings are a set of numbers in a formula. an arrangement with a special name to themselves. a zip code, a social security number, a recipe with ingredients of both tame cognition and undomesticated goat power- who eats everything without consequence but learns later about heartburn and indigestion

The Madness of Philosophers by Wouter Kusters

In his seminal work Madness in Civilisation the American sociologist Andrew Scull examines the way madness has been both an ineradicable aspect of any ordered human society, a haunting image of fear and terror, as well as a fascinating realm that inspires and attracts artists and thinkers. With the Greeks the Hippocratian tradition began, in which physicians …

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