Seal helps stop an alleged international drug gang.
Japanese folding screen depicting a scene from the Tale of the Heike, seventeenth century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mary Griggs Burke Collection, gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015.
Volume XIII, Number 1 | winter 2020
A 2001 study in Science magazine found that matriarchal African elephants are essential to the well-being of elephant social groups because they possess social memories that enable them to recognize if outsiders are friendly to the herd. “Elephants can certainly build up a memory over the years and hold on to it,” said the study’s lead author.
Anything one is remembering is a repetition, but existing as a human being that is being, listening, and hearing is never repetition.—Gertrude Stein, 1935
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Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity. More