Acting-Out Politics

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

Sensuous Contemplativeness as Feminine Spirituality When masculinity becomes spiritual it is distancing itself from or abandoning life. When femininity becomes spirituality it creates alternative life. When contemplation about life becomes sensuous it is feminine spirituality. Sensuous agape becomes a celebration of new forms of life. Duras’ “Baxter, Vera Baxter” is a film-contemplation about the sensuously […]

“Manipulative, dishonest and lacking empathy – the traits that describe a psychopath – aren’t pleasant. But the idea that they are also fiendishly clever isn’t accurate… Because many psychopaths are charming and manipulative, people have assumed they often also have above-average intelligence. Psychologists term this the ‘Hannibal Lecter myth’. Psychopaths are impulsive, have run-ins with […]

“Hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration removed the page on climate change from the White House website and published a new page, An America First Energy Plan… This plan says Trump will roll back two key elements of Obama’s environmental policy: the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the […]

By Looking At Benton’s Mural We Feel The Technological Smell Of Production, But, Following Benton, We Don’t Feel Any Air Of Art Benton’s mural-sized painting “Hollywood” was intended, the artist remarked, to show that the movie industry was “predominantly an economically conditioned art”. “The movie art is not only a business but a business expression. […]

Robotized Human Being’s Swarming/Itching Desire To Return To Human Condition? Fame is a bee. It has a song It has a sting Ah, too, it has a wing. Emily Dickinson Meret Oppenheim, “Bicycle Seat Covered With Bees” (1952) Do we see a bicycle or a man? Maybe, we see a bicycle seat or a protruded […]

Social Status Alters Immune System (Low Rank In The Group Leads to Inflammation) “Human health and longevity are linked to Socio-economic status… This link persists regardless of factors such as access to decent health care or clean water… Low-ranking monkeys had different proportions of immune system cells circulating in their blood… And in some of […]

Artaud’s portrait of the real Jacques Prevel, juxtaposed with photo of the actor (Mark Barbe) playing Prevel in Mordillat’s film Mordillat’s film is gloomy and tormenting, and its narrative melodies are often broken by, as if, blasted strings. After WWII, Paris is dirty, hopeless and full of people with no time for elegance and contemplation. […]

It Seems That For The Political Elites There Is No Other Way Beside Idealistic Slogans To Mobilize The Masses To Fight To Death For A “Future Better Life” Russian “socialists’” with their icon-on-banner dream of a “communist” future for humankind is the first example of inspiring idealistic bubble in those who followed the solemn project […]

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