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This is the blog of Ian Rosales Casocot. Filipino writer. Sometime academic. Former backpacker. Twink bait. Hamster lover.


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Saturday, March 05, 2005

entry arrow12:05 PM | How political conditions affect the making of great art...

This brings to mind Orson Welles's famous ad lib in The Third Man, that the Borgias' reign of bloodshed gave rise to the Renaissance, while five centuries of democracy in Switzerland produced the cuckoo clock.

Makes you think, doesn't it.

[from the new york times]


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