Recommended listen: David's Ankles

Fun fact, Michelangelo's David has weak ankles. Cracks have formed over the last 500 years and it's in serious trouble if an earthquake hits Florence. Scary to think that something frequently held up as an exemplar of culture might be vulnerable is pretty alarming.

In David's Ankles, New York Times' Sam Anderson probes his relationship with the idea of perfection by exploring the famous statue's story and the place it holds in our psyche. Give it a listen.

 

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