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Before the noon Mass in a side chapel, circa AD1797.  San Juan Bautista USA, June 2013.

“The classics represent foreigners with respect to our own time. We must also have the essential authors of the twentieth century constantly before our eyes. Not that we can emulate them directly. That is impossible, since our situation is so totally different to theirs. But we remain akin to them in one respect: they also created works in a time when it was already said that works are no longer possible.”

Peter Sloterdijk, quoted in NEITHER SUN NOR DEATH (English edition, 2011)