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Rome, September 11, 2021

by Dr Roberto Sciarrone

Sciarrone – “history rewinding itself”

The fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 marked a profound ‘rupture of civilisation’ – wrote Jean Daniel, founder of Le Nouvel Observateur in 2003 – It wasn’t like 9/11. Before the attacks on the Twin Towers we knew everything, but we did not know that the United States could be attacked in its “ville debout!” – the “standing city” as defined by Céline in his 1932 Journey to the End of the Night – a Western symbol of progress….more in English.

In original Italian.

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