Tag Archives: Culture

Identity Politics :: Continuum Politics

The problem of identity politics is a problem of body. It is the idea that we ‘are’ what – and only – as we appear to be. It’s the idea that body takes precedence, that form is singularly determining of … Continue reading

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Sins of the New Millennium

    Postcard 2000 — see http://sinsofthenewmillennium.wordpress.com/

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Garbage: Use is abuse in a different registry.

  Garbage Text   Transforming waste elements from everyday life is a process that distills both the specificity of the past, and the authority of the present. Issuing from matter, a treatise emerges redeeming life/lives discarded. An afterlife is realized; … Continue reading

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Shame

Without shame, there can be no trust. Shame is the thing that keeps us from neglecting our conscience — like a kind of gravity for a moral compass. It urges us to make coherent the elemental structures of living, being, … Continue reading

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Trust: a working capital.

The working capital of the NGO is trust. It is the foundation of partnering in the work-scape and scope of the NGO/CSO. Organizers, clients, partners, funders, providers… All stakeholders rely on trust as the operating liquidity of relations, programming and … Continue reading

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The ‘natural’ is an artifice…

“The ‘natural’ is an artifice of culture in which an a priori technology of differentiation [distinction and diffusion] has been asserted and adopted, then continues to be enacted without further investigation or consideration; without noticing or noting the constantly changing … Continue reading

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