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I am trying to harness the therapudic sensation of a

memory to aid in the users need to escape the everyday.

are not merely mediations of reality, nor even deceptive

mediations of reality; they are not based in a reality nor do they hide a reality, they simply hide that anything like reality is irrelevant to our current understanding of our lives.

when the real is no longer what it was, nostalgia assumes its full meaning

in order for ethnology to live, its object must die; by

dying, the object takes its revenge for being “discovered� and with its death defies the science that wants to grasp it.


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