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Topic: Walter Benjamin

  Walter    Benjamin  
  Benjamin Franklin    Walter Scott  
  Walter Williams    Walter Reed  
  Sir Walter Scott    Benjamin Harrison  
  Benjamin Moore    Benjamin Britten  
  Walter Payton    Walter Cronkite  

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The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Favorite possession(s):Typewriter
Most admires:Henry Ford,  Sigmund Freud,  King Gillette
Favorite great thinker(s):Alan Turing,  Ada Lovelace,  Archimedes
Favorite movie(s):King Kong,  Jaws
Favorite computer game(s):Myst
Favorite destination(s):Germany
Favorite philosopher(s):Hegel,  Nietzsche,  Engels & Marx
Favorite era(s):1930s
Favorite quote(s):"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems." - Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay
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Richard Hosking,
Paranormal Investigator

"Walter Benjamin's concept of 'Rezeption in der Zerstreuung,' originally conceived for film, is as valid for radio and records.
Athena Mondale,
Spiritual Consultant

Walter Benjamin's texts on the loss of the 'aura' surrounding the work of art have not lost their relevance.
Walter Benjamin wrote to Adorno in June 1935 to ask if he knew of any psychoanalytic study of awakening.
Chogyam Trungpa Gyatso,
Tibetan Monk

This work is a polyvocal meditation on the impress of extremity during the twentieth-century, opening with a passage from Walter Benjamin's "Theses On The Philosophy of History, IX.
Adam Findley,
Professional Motivator

Drawing on philosopher Walter Benjamin's writings on viewing as a substitute for consuming, we will explore the role of the writer as a consumer of information and its transformation into art.
Arthur Dawkins,

The concepts of uniqueness and reproducibility appeared in Walter Benjamin's essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.
Walter Benjamin deals a lot with the idea of the original in an essay he wrote in the 1930s called ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.
As is Walter Benjamin's " The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction "
Mark Harris,

Nonetheless, there is something essential in this text, something I would relate to Walter Benjamin's Kabbalism in its negative theological aspects.
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