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  •  once I knew a despot who (2+ / 0-)
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    wu ming, Debby

    managed a residential  art 'colony', a pseudo foundation, where he could manipulate and punish and sow discord at will. The kingdom did not last too long, but while it did, guest artists were invited to teach. they were always mistreated to some degree, just  because the despot  inevitably felt inferior and needed to put them in their place.

    One of them later remarked to me, 'the best I can say about (despot) is that at least he decided to go into art, not politics. imagine if he ruled a country.

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