Commentaries by João Carlos Souto

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One score and 7 years ago, a man from Arkansas, brought forth on SCOTUS, a new kind of Associate Justice, inspired by Opera, conceived in Liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men and women are created equal. Now we are engaged in a kind of Political Civil War, testing whether this nation or [...]

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Albert Camus, 20th-century French writer, published in 1956, the book “La Chute” (The Fall), achieving public success and criticism. A year later, in 1957, Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature, for his work as a whole. La Chute is a monologue in which the character Jean-Baptiste Clamence, a lawyer, discusses his life and values, criticizing himself [...]

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