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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser


travels with herodotus

ryszard kapuściński




kapuściński traveling in cairo during instability observes [i'm not to reproduce these newer books directly, so i have to paraphrase] that he always has the sense of being watched. dictatorships use peoples' ambition to be held in regard by authority to maintain power with less official patrol. much the same as i might help enforce community standards, here, i suppose.

of course, i expect you will be obeying community standards without my help, facebook user.