links for 2008-03-29

  • Rembrandt’s Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1633) is a genuine masterpiece, and a thrilling use of light and shade and the drama of the storm. This is, or should be, the sort of standard against which tremendous art is judged.
  • A brief look at the history of civilisation, these trends have heralded either a) revival of traditional faith and values; or b) total disintegration/breakdown of the society, which is then replaced by a more vigorous, confident people group
    (tags: society)
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