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Playing War Games on American Soil, in Photos – Fine Art Photography Article

Playing War Games on American Soil, in Photos Smoke BombHouse of WorshipMisbaha“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality,” Karl Rove told the New York Times Magazine in 2004, under the guise of anonymity as a “senior advisor” inside the Bush II White House. By playing a page from his own book, Rove’s words and actions served to underscore the wisdom of Edgar Allen Poe who sagely advise the American public, “Believe nothing you hear,…

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A Poignant Portrait of Elephants Living in Captivity and the Toll it Takes on Their Lives – Fine Art Photography Article

A Poignant Portrait of Elephants Living in Captivity and the Toll it Takes on Their Lives Over the past decade, photographer Colleen Plumb has traveled to more than 70 zoos in the United States and Europe, documenting the self-destructive behaviors that elephants exhibit as a result of being forced to live in captivity. Known as stereotypy, these actions include rhythmic rocking, head bobbing, stepping back and forth, and pacing — compulsively and relentlessly destroying their bodies and souls. Where other…

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