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The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive

The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Last summer we told you that the J. Paul Getty Museum launched its Open Content Program by taking 4600 high-resolution images from the Getty collections, putting them into the public domain, and making them freely available in digital format. We also made it clear -- there would be more to come.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 27, 2014 10:02 AM

Thank you @GettyMuseum! I <3 Me some FREE Public domain images! 

USE THIS ATTRIBUTION!

Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

Sue Alexander's curator insight, April 27, 2014 3:40 PM
More open content, more high-res? I'm in Art teacher heaven!
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Are Aliens Plentiful, But We’re Just Missing Them? – Starts With A Bang! – Medium

If we were to look at Earth from a nearby distance in visible light, there would be no doubts about the fact of whether or not it’s inhabited: the great glow of cities at night is unmistakably a sign of our activity. Yet this light pollution is relatively new, and is something we’re finally learning how to manage and control if we put the effort (i.e., time, money, manpower and resources) into it.
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If we were to look at Earth from a nearby distance in visible light, there would be no doubts about the fact of whether or not it’s inhabited: the great glow of cities at night is unmistakably a sign of our activity. Yet this light pollution is relatively new, and is something we’re finally learning how to manage and control if we put the effort (i.e., time, money, manpower and resources) into it.
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Explainer: the evidence for the Tasmanian genocide

Explainer: the evidence for the Tasmanian genocide | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
At a public meeting in Hobart in the late 1830s, Solicitor-General Alfred Stephen, later Chief Justice of New South Wales, shared with the assembled crowd his solution for dealing with "the Aboriginal problem". If the colon
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‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’

‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’ | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Few could touch the quick of things as John Montague did in his verses
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The Axis Mundi: Sacred Sites Where Heaven Meets Earth

The Axis Mundi: Sacred Sites Where Heaven Meets Earth | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
What do Mount Fuji in Japanese culture, the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount, Mecca in Islam, and the Black Hills for the Sioux all have in common? They are all examples of a belief in the axis mundi – a perceived center of the world, where Heaven and Earth are connected.
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The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist

The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist


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Carl Jung: Carl Jung on “Complexes.

Carl Jung: Carl Jung on “Complexes. | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
That is why Freud became the real discoverer of the unconscious in psychology, because he examined those dark places and did not simply dismiss them, with a disparaging euphemism, as “parapraxes.”
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That is why Freud became the real discoverer of the unconscious in psychology, because he examined those dark places and did not simply dismiss them, with a disparaging euphemism, as “parapraxes.”
 
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Khufu’s Western Cemetery Part 7B: Arthur Mace and the Harvard/MFA Expedition

Khufu’s Western Cemetery Part  7B: Arthur Mace and the Harvard/MFA Expedition | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
In this edition of the Khufu's Western Cemetery series, we will introduce a chapter of mastabas with a brief biography of one of George Reisner's valued colleagues, Tasmanian-born Egyptologist Arthur Cruttenden Mace.  Mace migrated from work with Flinders Petrie at Abydos to join Reisner at Giza during the Hearst Expedition, and in this episode we…
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Carl Jung on The Rosarium and "The Naked Truth"

Carl Jung on The Rosarium and "The Naked Truth" | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Man and woman confront one another in unabashed naturalness.
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Baby Ganesha: divine child as image of enlightenment

Baby Ganesha: divine child as image of enlightenment | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
In the image above, we see the Divine Child in the form of Ganesha. The Sanskrit word Ganesha is from gana meaning "multitude" and isha  meaning lord "lord" [1]. Ganesha is half elephant and half human. In the image, Ganesha sits on his mother's lap. She is Parvati the goddess of love, strength, and spiritual power. Ganesha's father is…
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Shithole, USA – Dave Pell – Medium

Ten quick thoughts on Trump’s shitholing of America. “Shithole, USA” is published by Dave Pell
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The ancient fairy tale of Cupid and Psyche, where love endures against all odds

The ancient fairy tale of Cupid and Psyche, where love endures against all odds | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The mythological tale of Cupid and Psyche is one of the few Greek and Roman myths that has not fully become assimilated into modern consciousness. Though adapted somewhat into the better known "B
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Carl Jung on “Life.” - Anthology

Carl Jung on “Life.” - Anthology | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
No one can make history who is not willing to risk everything for it, to carry the experiment with his own life through to the bitter end, and to declare that his life is not a continuation of the past, but a new beginning.
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Stephen Hawking has a beautiful message for anyone who suffers depression - Ideapod

Stephen Hawking has a beautiful message for anyone who suffers depression - Ideapod | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
This is incredibly inspiring from Stephen Hawking. Even though he usually speaks about physics and the forces that govern the Universe, he decided to turn his intelligence to help those in need. At a packed lecture theater, he had these words to say to those who are suffering with depression: “The message of this lecture …
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J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett

J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
One. As Hugh Kenner explained to us long ago in his essay "The Cartesian Centaur," Samuel Beckett is a philosophical dualist. Specifically, Beckett writes as if he believes that we are made up of, that we are, a body plus a mind. Even more specifically, he writes as if he believes that the connection between mind and
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Guest Post: Achilles’ Violent Shouting by Tom Hillman

Guest Post: Achilles’ Violent Shouting by Tom Hillman | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Spotlighting that dramatic moment when Achilles' terrifying cry of grief rends the Trojan sky, Tom Hillman erases the ages between ancient and modern heroes...Continue reading
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DNA confirms the Two Brothers’ relationship

DNA confirms the Two Brothers’ relationship | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Using ‘next generation’ DNA sequencing, scientists at the University of Manchester have confirmed a long-held supposition that the famous ‘Two Brothers’ of the Manchester Museum have a shared mother but different fathers – so are, in fact, half-brothers. This is the first in a series of blog posts presenting the DNA results, and discussing the…
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Why collective narcissists are so politically volatile – Agnieszka Golec de Zavala | Aeon Ideas

Why collective narcissists are so politically volatile – Agnieszka Golec de Zavala | Aeon Ideas | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
In 2007, a British school teacher in Sudan received a jail sentence under Sharia law because she allowed her pupils to name a classroom teddy-bear ‘Muhammad’. The day after the sentence was announced, more than 10,000 people took to the street
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Ishtar & Aphrodite – Part I

Ishtar & Aphrodite – Part I | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
It seems particularly apr to begin this article with a reference to Gustav Klimt's "The Die Jungfrauen" (The Virgins) 1913  shown above because it celebrates the stages of a woman's life and the intertwining rhythms and themes which I would like to explore in reference to the understanding of Venus.  This work isn't to read as…
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A Supercut of Buster Keaton’s Most Amazing Stunts–and Keaton’s 5 Rules of Comic Storytelling

A Supercut of Buster Keaton’s Most Amazing Stunts–and Keaton’s 5 Rules of Comic Storytelling | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it

Joseph Frank Keaton was born into showbiz. His father was a comedian. His mother, a soubrette. He emerged into the world during a one night engagement in Kansas City.
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Carl Jung: Hence we must strive to free the self from the God, so that we can live.

Carl Jung: Hence we must strive to free the self from the God, so that we can live. | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
We must draw the self to our side.

Therefore we must wrestle with the God for the self Since the God is an unfathomable powerful movement that sweeps away the self into
the boundless, into dissolution.
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Virtual Reconstruction of the Antikythera Mechanism (by M. Wright & M. Vicentini) - YouTube

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Carl Jung: “The ‘advantage’ of projection consists in the fact that one has apparently got rid of the painful conflict once and for all…” | Jung Currents

Carl Jung: “The ‘advantage’ of projection consists in the fact that one has apparently got rid of the painful conflict once and for all…” | Jung Currents | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
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Aion - ¶¶ 49-56 – Chapter 4 – The Self – Part 2 – The “Will of God” - YouTube

NOTE: It is important to remember that Dr. Jung’s Aion, when taken as a whole, was a psychological discussion of the evolution of the Archetype of the Self (God-Image) in the human psyche.
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The spirit of this time ~Carl Jung

The spirit of this time ~Carl Jung | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
But the spirit of the depths spoke to me:

"You are an image of the unending world, all the last mysteries of becoming and passing away live in you. If you did not possess all this, how could you know?"
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