Lapidarium #7

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Raccoon riding a Boar captured on Trail Cam

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Here’s a rough estimate of how Russia is perceived by its neighbors.

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Amid barbarity, power comes from keeping one’s humanity. To maintain one’s humanity, one’s dignity — as the iconic Meliha Varešanović did during the Siege of Sarajevo — is to be defiant. And it is with defiance that we defeat savagery. Do not give up on each other, friends.

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Earth Without Water

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The Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland.

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Oil paintings by Polish painter Dariusz Zawadzki

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So viel Angst.

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„I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself“.

D.H. Lawrence, The Complete Poems

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Ushiku Daibutsu in Japan, one of the tallest statues in the world (photo: Ming Jun Tan).

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A group of Hasidim walking on the Shabbat Day in Krakow, 1938. Unknown photographer.

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Animal Crossing Bridge, Singapore, allowing wildlife to cross over.

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