Unlike Renaissance Europe, when human character, state forms, and international institutions were recognized as artistic constructions, we appear to be entering an artistically and philosophically frills-free era. History, literature and fine arts, for example, are becoming redundant items on the educational menu for growing minds.
"The state as a work of art,"
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