Monthly Archives: September 2018

Horticultural Aesthetics

Poetry is a secret political sap which is only suffered. Being an absolute possessor, such power can never be possessed. The Hellenized Jews called their political suffering the Mysteries, and in those ceremonial dramas they may have chosen the destiny … Continue reading

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Mood Play

The anthropologist Paul Rabinow distinguishes the moods of irony, tragedy, pathos, and comedy. This fourfold schema is a bit of a riddle. This can account for what happens at the limits of industrial society where mere consumerism gives way to … Continue reading

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