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Bolsonaro in Brazil: What Takes the Place of Meaning Today?

Bolsonaro in Brazil: What Takes the Place of Meaning Today?
6 months ago

Bolsonaro in Brazil: What Takes the Place of Meaning Today?

Recent Brazilian elections staged anew for the world the spectacle of the deflation of meaning. Meaning deflates by means of a very quick circulation of meanings, rendered possible by social …
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Siri’s Decision
6 months ago

Siri’s Decision

In Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes defined the State as an “automaton.” When we organize society politically, that means putting into motion a series of processes, mechanisms and procedures that constitute the …
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Diversity and the Weaponization of Identity Politics
6 months ago

Diversity and the Weaponization of Identity Politics

Despite its success in the midterm elections, the Democratic Party continues to be divided, with one faction seeming to focus on the economic plight of working families and the other …
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Evald Ilyenkov’s Cosmology: The Point of Madness of Dialectical Materialism
6 months ago

Evald Ilyenkov’s Cosmology: The Point of Madness of Dialectical Materialism

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From today’s perspective, the most interesting European Marxists of the twentieth century were those who tried to break out of the duality of Soviet-style dialectical materialism and the Western Marxist …
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“The Children Act”:  On the Incomparable Emma Thompson
7 months ago

“The Children Act”: On the Incomparable Emma Thompson

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And the wise in the end will Often bow to the beautiful. — Hölderlin

There is no comparing Emma Thompson.

I say this with a pronounced certainty that, should one …
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