Monthly Archives: September 2018

Horticultural Aesthetics

Poetry is the secret sap of political relations.  No one ever “has“ that power, which can only be suffered.  The Hellenized Jews called their political suffering the Mysteries. In those ceremonial dramas they chose the destiny of man. The influence … Continue reading

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Mood Play

The anthropologist Paul Rabinow distinguishes the moods of irony, tragedy, pathos, and comedy. This fourfold schema can account for what happens at the limits of industrial society where mere consumerism gives way to aesthetic experience. Where industrial subjects are represented … Continue reading

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