Utopia

A brief history of the EPCOT Center and what it was meant to be

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom opened 50 years ago this week. That’s great and all, but let’s talk about another Disney World anniversary with a lot more intrigue: the opening of the EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. The thing is, EPCOT was not meant to be an amusement park. It was initially proposed as a full-fledged “city of the future”, ...

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This army sent scouts to find the mythical city of Shangri La

An earthly paradise, a place of unimaginable beauty, a breathtaking community cut off from the rest of the world could best describe the mythical city of Shangri La. As James Hilton, a British author imagines, Shangri La is a hilly utopia where people live in harmony with less likelihood of aging quickly Similar to other mythical places like Atlantis and ...

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Why Businesses Need Middle Managers

October 2, 2021 EVERY LARGE the company has a boss and minions, who do most of the work. What comes between the corner office and the workshop is a matter of management preference. The organizational charts of some companies are imposing thousand sheets, with staff crammed into rigid hierarchies crammed with assorted supervisors. More fashionable lately has been the pancake ...

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LEN – www.lankaenews.com | Mangala Samaraweera: The utopian expedient ..!

Mangala Samaraweera: The utopian expedient ..! -By Daniel Alphonse (Lanka-e-News -29.Sep.2021, 11:45 p.m.) “This is not a Sinhala-Buddhist country”. This war cry, proclaimed triumphantly in the Deep South after the Easter bombings, was probably Mangala’s most famous words. And rightly so, because they captured the essence of man. The attacks unleashed a volcano of fear and hatred that no one ...

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How did every theme park in Florida start?

The opening of Walt Disney World Resort on October 1, 1971 brought the fictional world of Disney to life. Mickey Mouse led the lucky first visitors to Lakeland, Florida, residents Bill and Marty Windsor, and their two grandsons Jay and Lee to Magic Kingdom, where their beloved characters danced and sang. Maestro Arthur Fiedler has conducted the World Symphony Orchestra ...

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Mangala Samaraweera, the utopian expedient

Mangala Samaraweera has always cared about those who lived in the shadow of oppression; he was often the only leader to speak, or to walk in solidarity “This is not a Sinhala-Buddhist country.” This war cry, proclaimed triumphantly in the Deep South after the Easter bombings, was probably Mangala’s most famous words. And rightly so, because they captured the essence ...

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New 28-foot artwork to debut at Prospect Park Bandshell

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN – A massive art installation directed towards the bandshell of Prospect Park will imagine a utopia where dividing walls are smashed. The piece, created by artist Emily Oliveira, is set to debut at the Lena Horne Bandshell on Friday and will be on display until May, the Prospect Park Alliance announced this week. The 19-by-28-foot mural features ...

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