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A Game without Rules

It seems that in modern concrete jungle the rules of love game have changed and it became impossible to define who is the victim and who is the hunter in it. The social role of women is rapidly changing and the initiate in starting the relations is not viewed as inappropriate behavioral pattern any more.

In childhood the women were told not to call the men first or invite them somewhere and it was right for that time. But now, as the women became equal to men in terms of income, carrier promotion and political influence the gender archetypes are not working any more. Eye shooting ceased to be the only weapon of women in hunting for men and the modern principle of action is the following – if you want to have something (or someone) just go and take it (or him).

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The Life of Camille Claudel Before Meeting Rodin

Camille Claudel was born on the 8th of December in 1864 in the small town called Fere situated in the northern province of France. Her father Louis Prosper Claudel was a wealthy and respectful man. His business was connected with real estate and her mother Louise was a devoted catholic. She was a calm woman moderate in her emotional affects and seemed to live in her own world. The children were the center of her living. The Claudel family had two girls, Camille and Louise and a son named Paul. Each child was born two years later after the birth of the previous one and Camille was the eldest of them.

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San Marino

The tiny state San Marino is one of the smallest one s in the world except Monaco and Vatican. It is hard to believe that there are such small countries on our planet. Though they are ridiculously tiny they still have their own national army, government, post stamps and other attributes of a real state. But their size is compatible to the size of the one single district of the major American cities. San Marino is the oldest country in Europe. It was founded in the beginning of the fourteenth century on the north of Italy. Its present-day population is less than 32 thousand people. But that fact doesn’t prevent the country to have the government revenue per head of 50 000 USD a year.

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The World’s Most Famous Art Auctions

  • Christie’s.

The first one to conquer the market of fine arts was the former navy officer James Christie. He organized the first sales of art objects in London in 1766. A year later he bought the special hall which became the first auction hall in Europe. From the very beginning James Christie was aiming to hold the leading position. The Royal Family sent the items from its private art collections to be exhibited or sold via auction.

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