Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

Notes On Conflict Between The Present And The Past Types Of Violence As The Archetype Of Human History (Three Types Of Societies – Archaic, Authoritarian and “Democratic”, And Three Levels Of Human Psyche) Politeness of the king The final ordeal When the types of violence typical of more developed countries unintentionally provoke more archaic forms […]

How Conservative Forces In US Are Trying To Get Rid Of American Democracy Between 1979 and 2007 the ratio of the wages and salaries of the top 1% to those of the bottom 90% more than double – from 9.7-to-1 ratio in 1979 to 20-to-1at the end of that period. When investment income is added […]

Death, The Opaque, The Creation and A Meaningful Life To take the void in one’s hand/ – To be stripped of everything,/ To sweat one’s own heart/ Rejected in the desert… Henri Michaux On the Road to Death On the street of Death, my mother met a great ice field; She wanted to speak, it […]

From Emotional Openness To Psychological Reservation Or Even Existential Shutting Down The theme of “Automat” alludes to the decline of the public sphere. Although the place depicted is nominally public, it does not create the impression of actually being so. The woman seated… appears entirely turned inward upon herself, and her isolation is increased by […]

Love and Life, Death, and Art Alain Resnais represents “You ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet” to the audience Resnais directs Sabine Azema (Eurydice) and Perre Arditi (Orpheus) From fear of surrendering to the impulse of looking at Eurydice, Orpheus is trying to run away from her, from them, from their destiny. Pierre Arditi and Sabine Azema […]

When Health Is Stronger Than Strength, When Life Is More Powerful Than Power and Stubbornness Is Stronger Than Destitution Homo sacer (Latin for “the sacred man” or “the accursed man”) in early Roman religion is defined as somebody who is “set apart” from common society, who is simultaneously “hallowed” and “cursed”. Homo sacer could simply […]



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