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Fair Observer: Best of Arts & Culture360°ANALYSIS

Fair Observer's five best Arts & Culture articles of 2012.

1: The Poet as the Journalist of the Spirit — Yahia Lababidi

Can poetry help us through times of political upheaval?

2: A Spiritual Life: Exclusive Interview with HH Sri Sri Ravi Shankar — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar discusses a new era of spirituality that is compatible with modern, western living.

3: Dimensions of Interactivity — Eugenia Emets

On the extended notions of interactivity and art.

4: Problems with the After Life — Phil Symmons

An octogenarian muses on various theories on death and why none of them seem to hold water.

5: Hit the Road, Jack — Daniel DeFraia

Why is the road trip such an appealing American tradition?

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