Art Right Are Human Rights by Kate Gilmore

“Human rights are under attack: freedoms taken for granted by those living in the world of relative privilege are undermined by governments intent on the pursuit of national security at the cost of human security,” states Gilmore in her article published in 2006 in The Drama Review. Her article discusses the constant fight for human rights through arts and its oppression.

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Karel Čapek: About his play

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“I feel responsible for the question whether it is possible that machines will really take over humans by impoverishing them of the ability to create” is the opening sentence of Čapek’s article that was published in the newspaper Přítomnost (Presence) on 7 February 1929 and was again used in the theatre programme of production of R.U.R. in 1974 in the Theatre of South Bohemia.

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