Why Are Some People Snobs?

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Snobbery, said Joseph Epstein, ‘is the desire for what divides men and the inability to value what unites them.’

 

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Ο σνομπισμός, όπως δήλωσε ο Joseph Epstein, είναι η επιθυμία για αυτό που διαιρεί τους ανθρώπους και η αδυναμία να εκτιμηθεί τι τους ενώνει.

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https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/hide-and-seek/201807/why-are-some-people-snobs

http://papadopsixologos.blogspot.com/2018/07/blog-post_22.html

 

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Meet the Mechanical Turk, an 18th Century chess machine

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A master magic builder from California has recreated an 18th Century automaton that took Europe and America by storm.

 

For more than 80 years, Wolfgang von Kempelen’s Mechanical Turk amazed people on both continents by appearing to play chess. The Turk was a trick – somewhere inside its cabinet was a human controlling the moves.

But the Turk’s secrets were lost after it was destroyed in a fire in 1854. Now John Gaughan has completed a replica of the Turk, following years of research and expense. Continue reading

Stanley Kubrick: Before He Wrote Scripts, He Took Photos

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Exhibition
May 03 – October 28, 2018

Through a Different Lens. Stanley Kubrick Photographs

Museum of the City of New York

 

 

In 1945, at just 17 years old, Stanley Kubrick became a staff photographer for Look magazine. His humanist slice-of-life features celebrate his native New York City and already reveal a burgeoning creative genius.

With around 300 images, many previously unseen, as well as rare Look magazine tear sheets, this release coincides with a major show at the Museum of the City of New York and includes an introduction by noted photography critic Luc Sante.

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