Acting-Out Politics

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

Idolatry of money-dollar (IMD) for corp-servative person (servant of corporation) is the same as Christian ideologist for Church-servative as the servant of God. And it is basically the same as idolatry of a political system (IPS) for flag-servatives (idolatrous admirers of flag). Different kinds of conservatives represent various aspects of idolatry. Conservative psyche rates metaphors […]

Americans make a fetish from free market idea as Communists were building Communism. But no concept can be absolutely impeccable. Only combination of different ideas that can balance one another correspond to democracy. Absolute priority of any political idea and any ideology is very dangerous. When one principle of free, non-regulated trade takes on the […]

Painters and poets alike have always had a license to dare anything. We know this, and we claim and allow to others in their turn the same indulgence. Horace Roland Penrose, “Veteran”, 1938 Intelligent people who serve during the war keep their thoughtfulness, while young people think more about their destiny, everyday life and what […]

“Battleship Potemkin” by Eisenstein is in essence a Western because it uses technical tricks elaborated by D. W. Griffith to manipulate the audience. Jean Luc Godard If the master of Soviet propaganda Sergei Eisenstein could be told that at the end of the 20th century his disciples in the West will not be the followers […]

Port and a “casual woman” (Amina Annabi) who just “loved” him one time, but it seems like it was more than how Kit* loved Port Port, the main character of the Bertolucci’s film, meets by chance the local Arabic prostitute. Result was totally unexpected and shocking for Port, the intellectual American (John Malkovich) married to […]

  

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