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By Augusto Boal

Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre routines are popular during the global for his or her life-changing results. ultimately this significant director, practitioner, and writer of many books on neighborhood theatre speaks out in regards to the matters most crucial to him – the sensible paintings he does with varied groups, the results of globalization, and the inventive chances for we all.

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I can take creative decisions, strategic and not merely tactical decisions. I can seek other solutions. I can invent, choose what to do. I keep a revolver in my drawer and I can kill the tiger. I go up to the second floor, open the drawer, put my hand inside and . . 3 Ethical Consciousness – the human level: this level is exclusive to the human being. It consists of giving meaning and value to the decisions we take. I interrogate myself. This is the level of doubt and of ethically justified choice.

Business has never been so invasive and so clamorous – long gone are the times when I was thrilled to hear the call of the basket-laden fishmonger, bawling out the virtues of his fresh prawns and singing the praises of his whiting. The Aesthetics of the Oppressed is part of our struggle against this daily invasion. 9 METAPHOR AS TRANSLATION 22 OR TRANS-SUBSTANTIATION Metaphor, in its broadest sense as translation, includes all symbolic languages, among them the Word, the Parable and the Allegory.

11 AESTHETIC NEURONS When, in relation to a given subject, Science has neither a precise explanation nor unquestionable knowledge, the way is open for poetic interpretation. Besides neurons specialised in only one activity, there are also others that accumulate diverse functions within the circuits which include them, and are capable of receiving and transmitting physical sensations and profound emotions, complex ideas, words and symbols. These neurons and circuits are found mainly in the cortex and the thalamus, which are the most human parts of the human brain.

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