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How would you like to live in a hotel room? We tend to think of hotels as temporary spaces that give us a break from our everyday lives, but journalist and theatre critic Quentin Letts has spent three nights a week in London’s Savile Club for over twenty years. Aside from the subtle benefits, such as how room service would happily bring tenants a sandwich at 4:00am, the main benefit seems to be in the community; these guests found a deep sense of belonging in the hotel’s hustle and bustle. Read full article here

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The Department of Homeland Security believes aesthetics can help protect democracy from bots and other manipulators of information. However, despite their earnestness, the graphic novels produced by CISA lack the nuance to train citizens to be critical readers of the information they consume, leaving them vulnerable to disinformation. On the other hand, Lorenzetti’s “The Allegory of Good and Bad Government” is an example of an aesthetic encounter that successfully encourages us to fear security itself and develop our critical reading skills to help safeguard our democracy. Read full article here

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