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n.1.Same as Poicile.
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Strolling again across the sulfurous terrain of Baudrillard's Stoa Poikile (theory as "the painted porch") leads me to the inescapable conclusion that here was a man not opposed to coming down off his perch if he felt like it, even if he sometimes refused to climb back up again.
The Stoa Poikile, or Painted Porch, in Athens was the covered colonnade to which the paradox-fond philosopher Zeno and his followers resorted.