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Liz Glynn Questions the Direction of American Progress at Mass MoCA

Humans are great storytellers; it’s one of the defining characteristics of our kind. Our unique ability to string together specific events, past and present, to legitimize our actions and question (if not totally undermine) others’ is what we call the history of civilization. For a long time—at least since the Enlightenment—we’ve been telling the same story of progress, rooted in the assumption that whatever we do next is better than what we were doing before. Read more about archeology and art >>