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Here's an interesting -- if unproven -- theory:

[T]he painter Vincent van Gogh did not slice off his left ear in a fit of madness and drunkenness in Arles in December 1888. His ear was severed by a sword wielded by his friend, the painter, Paul Gauguin, in a drunken row over a woman called Rachel and the true nature of art.
It's remarkable how big a difference that one detail would make in our understanding of the man.

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