It is what is done to my field and research in my field by the university, and from a much broader point of view there is this. Axé.
What is the core of neoliberal ideology? Firstly, that you are alone, that you are an individual competing with everybody else. Secondly, that the real distinction among human beings is between winners and losers, right? There’s no more stable class identity, no more stable political identity – the real divide is between neoliberalism’s winners and … More Subjects of neoliberalism
Those were some words and phrases the Emeritus Professor used tonight in response to my description of some activities of the upper administration. Axé.
I am plagiarizing this post from the Facebook page of a colleague, and hope that is all right. Look: Correspondences: Adorno on Benjamin: “Despite extreme individuation […] Benjamin seems empirically hardly to have been a person at all, rather an arena of movement in which content forced its way, through him, into language.” Jim Siegel … More On subjectivity, language and the body
It has taken some planning but I have the plane ticket, which cost a total of one hundred twenty-seven dollars. Nights 1-7 will be in Barcelona and I must reserve that room in Born. $55×7, or $385. Nights 8-11 will be in Sitges and I must reserve my room. $50×4, or $200. On Day 12 … More Le voyage
Work according to Program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time! When you can’t create you can work. Cement a little every day, rather than add new fertilizers. Those are our three points du jour, although my favorites are still “Work on one thing at a time until finished” and “Work calmly, … More More from Miller
Miller works the way one did before having to listen to the harangues of professors who read Boice. He lived at Big Sur at one point–perhaps the mystical awareness came to him there. Here are three of his points, with my comments: Work on one thing at a time until finished. [Even when others demand … More Henry Miller was right
From my dialogues elsewhere. Person A, quoting Pessoa: Whether we write or speak or do but look Whether we write or speak or do but look We are ever unapparent. What we are Cannot be transfused into word or book. Our soul from us is infinitely far. However much we give our thoughts the will … More Vallejo Lorca Spicer Stein Pessoa Drummond
Not to withdraw, not to dissociate. To be aware of the tendency to do these things. To keep in mind that it is safe not to. (It really is amazing, the difference between not suffering anxiety/fear/panic and doing so, the difference between withdrawing and remaining in the foreground of oneself, and the difference between not … More This could be a “therapy goal,” if one is needed
I will get hold of it. Axé.