7/10/2016 - 10:35 am

The Divine Madness Of Romanticism

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This great movement started in the late 18th century and continued into the first half of the 19th. We can say that with it affected not only literature, but also other arts such as music and painting. Created as an opposition to classicism, Romanticism gave birth to the world of human feelings. Everything before that had been essential, now became irrelevant. This provided stimulus for new, fresh ideas. Ancient times and ancient art were no longer seen as perfect examples. A new epoch in human thinking began, an epoch which marked a true rebirth, a new path, which led to a new dimension. It didn’t last too long, but Romanticism left behind much to remember.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new interactive map that shows country estimates on air pollution exposure and health impacts. This latest map shows all danger spots, and we learn from it that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. This interactive map is based partly on collaboration with the UK’s University of Bath, and it is the most detailed presentation made available up to this date.

Reviewing the headlines last week, the number of youth-related articles is notable. We bring you our selection of the most important youth initiatives and youth-based research that have been in the spotlight. The stories are short and sweet and may cause unexpected inspiration and motivation.

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