Acting-Out Politics

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

Who And What Invests Into A Fascist (Totalitarian) System More – People Who Directly Commit Crimes And The Totalitarian Ideology Itself Or The Conformists And Conformist Mass Culture (That, As If Is Outside Of Fascist Ideology)? Conformists-philistines (During Fascist Periods) and Philistines-conformists (During Post- and Pre-fascist Periods) Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018) In one of his interviews […]

Leonora Carrington, “The Giantess (The Guardian of the Egg)”, 1947 The mighty figure of a giant woman with a small childlike face and a sunny hair, fragile feet and tiny hands, as if embracing a miniature egg – here is Carrington’s Giantess protecting the bird’s egg. She stands on the bottom of the world – […]

Rene Magritte, “Checkmate”, 1926 Some rare individuals are inclined to solemnly put their identity and life on the card they believe in. They can live without too much passion and any proclivity to challenge themselves and live happily, until… one day they become addicts of finding their destiny. A great ambition awakened in them, ambition […]

All totalitarian countries pretend that they are very “democratically” oriented and humane and turn on surveillance technology only to watch particular individuals with suspicious contacts and behavior. But nobody but especially the wealthy and despotic decision-makers like to voluntary limit their own power. So, total surveillance becomes a way of “screening” whole population. Man Ray, […]

Dorothea Tanning “Truth About Comets” (1945) What for the imagination of two little girls, especially if they are mermaids, to do during a snowy and windy winter? Boys can create competing snowball armies, fight and win or lose in the midst of a cold whiteness. But the girls don’t want to be here, where everybody […]

Georg Grosz, “The Sunny Land” Periods of prosperity make people confident and proud – they start to allow themselves too much, feel invincible and here the periods of austerity are ready to follow. Then people become infuriated and aggressive – during prosperity they felt themselves as the centers of the world, but austerity puts them […]

She appeared in front of my nose on top of an adolescent tree for few moments With a message from the angels. But I don’t understand the language of angels. I only know the fallen human language – Russian and American fiction. And, may be, I also know the language of dying. But she knows […]

The Evolution of Religion: The Transposition Of Worship Of Theological Figures Into The Worship of Seductively Entertaining Objects – The Cosmic Feminine Lips As A Mass-Cultural Icon To Be Consumed And Enjoyed Man Ray, “The Lips”, 1933 What for heaven’s sake are the irresistible feminine lips doing in the sky? Are they some kind of […]

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