We really screwed this one up didn’t we.
There is nothing funny about the prospect of environmental collapse. But comedy can highlight the errors that led us to the crisis, and encourage us to act in the face of hopelessness.
Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand partially collapsed after a 2011 earthquake.
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Can artificial intelligence accurately simulate people's religious tendencies in the face of disaster and tragedy?
James Comey in 2017.
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Greek tragedies shed light into human nature's darker corners. They can also illuminate the character of former FBI chief James Comey, whose unbending adherence to principles evokes ancient themes.
A nation that understands tragedy is one that respects limits.
José María Pérez Nuñez
Tragedy is a peculiar thing. More than a style, different from genre, it cuts across art forms to carve out its own non-Euclidean aesthetic space. In the 4th century BCE Aristotle, in his Poetics, famously…