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Aeon is a digital magazine of ideas and culture, publishing an original essay every weekday.

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The Battle of San Romano

Horses leap and arrows fly as knights charge into battle in a Renaissance masterpiece brought to violent, chaotic life - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Hope is not optimism

Even when you know that prospects are grim, hope can help. It’s not just a feeling, but a way to step into the future - by David B Feldman & Benjamin W Corn Read at Aeon

Departing gesture

‘We treat people like they are a member of our family’: a funeral director who takes in those that stigma leaves unclaimed - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

The chocolate route

The humble cocoa bean’s journey from its Amerindian origins to worldwide dominance is a lesson in the power of trade - by Irene Fattacciu Read at Aeon

Zen kōans

To achieve enlightenment, resist the urge to know the unknowable with these unsolvable riddles from Zen Buddhist monks - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Becoming a centaur

The horse is a prey animal, the human a predator. Our shared trust and athleticism is a neurobiological miracle - by Janet Jones Read at Aeon

Inka khipu

From military strategies to tax obligations – what khipu knots reveal about the inner workings of the Inka Empire - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

The worldly turn

After generations of ‘blackboard economics’, Berkeley and MIT are leading a return to economics that studies the real world - by Tom Bergin Read at Aeon

Unsafe passage

Flickers of joy punctuate the chaos of life aboard a refugee rescue ship, but rescue is no guarantee of a safe onward journey - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

This paradoxical life

When logic fails to make sense of a world noisy with inconsistency, paraconsistent logics hold out (im)possible solutions - by Zach Weber Read at Aeon

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