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Mythographer is a myth.

"Fiat ars-pereat mundus [create art-destroy the world], says Fascism, and expects war to supply, just as Marinetti confesses that it does, the artistic gratification of a sense perception that has been altered by technology. This is the obvious perfection of l'art pour l'art. Humanity that, according to Homer, was once an object of spectacle [Schauobjekt] for the Olympian gods, now is one for itself. Its self- alienation has reached such a degree that it is capable of experiencing [erleben] its own destruction as an aesthetic enjoyment [Genuss] of the highest order."
-Walter Benjamin, Illuminations, 1968, page 242. (Italics mine.)


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