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The ambivalence of importance and meaning with those awards is important to acknowledge, thanks for including that. I tend to look disdainfully at them, but winning and being nominated can boost careers and bring opportunities. I guess the question is, why is that? Is that right? What could an alternative system of commemoration, celebration and acknowledgement look like? What are the extant examples? There are deeper changes needed in terms of culturally-informed axiology before surface level social pageantry like awards see any change.

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