Everybody Knows
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Everybody Knows

An Innocent Discussion About Youth
Ewa Pawlik
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As a result of everybody knows what, we weren’t able to organize the next debate with the flower of Polish underage intelligence. As if what everybody knows wasn’t enough, in addition the table we meet at moved to a different kitchen, in a completely different house. The series is governed by its own laws, and it would be difficult for us to give up and accept the fact that in our quarterly’s summer edition it could just simply be missing. We decided to take risky steps. Because while the article was being prepared, people who live together were allowed to meet not only freely, but also without masks or the need to maintain social distance, we decided to concentrate on the circle closest to panellist Lu and the representative of “Przekrój”, who have been sharing various domiciles for more than seven years now.

What does living together actually mean? Do the residents of the falowiec block of flats in Gdańsk, Poland’s longest residential building, with 16 stairwells, 11 storeys and 1792 apartments, live together within the meaning of this law? We don’t know, but we managed to establish that Lu and “Przekrój” live one floor below the resolute Kornel. One thing led to another, and it turned out that in

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