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By Marcus Boon

German critic Walter Benjamin wrote a few immensely influential phrases at the murals within the age of mechanical copy. luxurious type homes may say anything shorter and sharper and masses extra legally binding at the scam retailers who pretend their items. Marcus Boon, a Canadian English professor with an available flip of word, takes us on an erudite voyage throughout the subject in a major yet attractive stumble upon with the guidelines of thinkers as diversified as Plato, Hegel, Orson Welles, Benjamin, Heidegger, Louis Vuitton, Takashi Murakami and lots of extra, on subject matters as philosophically taxing and pop-culture-light as mimesis, Christianity, capitalism, authenticity, Uma Thurman's purse and Disneyland.

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