The Existential Conundrum That Is the American Waste Paper Basket

If the acclaimed 20th-century existential phenomenologist Martin Heidegger had written a book about garbage cans, it might read like portions of "The Paradox of the Waste Paper Basket" by Jos Legrand. Published earlier this year in Maastricht, Netherlands, where Legra…

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