2005.05

May 2005

"To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend."
- Jacques Derrida

The Forest’s Edge
As a youth, the trees sustained me. I wonder now, have they been betrayed ?
In Memory Of
Confusing, Vexing, And Beautiful
David Byrne turns the deadly sins on their head to say something new about the world
Lapland of Luxury
The Governor General in Finland
The Life Quixotic
Cervantes’ man of la Mancha rides again
May 2005
Docs in the House
Why documentary film is finally burning up the big screen
Vintage Technology
Royal Cock-up
Charles and Camilla are choosing personal gratification over the survival of a 1,000-year-old monarchy
Israel on the Brink
As the deadline looms for settlers to leave the settlement of Gush Katif, will Sharon’s Disengagement Plan divide the country against itself?
A Picture By Brueghel: Landscape With Icarus Falling
(contra Auden)
Ignatieff’s Challenge
Paul Martin once had a vision for Canada’s role in the world. Does he still?
Iran’s Bizarre Military Bazaar
Modernism Matters
Good Guys, Bad Guys, and Little Guys
A father ponders the moral architecture of children on a trip to Sherwood Forest
A Very Palpable Hit
Deconstructionists get down on gun deaths
The Birdwatcher
Yossi Leshem saves lives by keeping his eye on the birds
Sushi Then and Now
13 Reasons For List Lust
Remember: it’s quantification, not quality, that counts
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