Acting-Out Politics

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

Last Pages (p. 10-12) From Ch. 9 of the Book “Ideological Superstitions and Political Misperceptions in the 20-21st centuries” By comparing these four modes of the conformism in relation to power we see that with each step of seeming distancing from power (direct support, indirect support, enjoyment of power as spectacle and consumption) the consciousness […]

Segment from Ch. 9 of the Book “Ideological Superstitions and Political Misperceptions in the 20-21st centuries” “‘It is difficult to get a man to understand something,’ wrote Upton Sinclair, ‘when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.’” (Paul Krugman, “The Great Unraveling [Loosing our Way in the New Century]”, W.W. Norton, 2004, p. 210), […]

last part from chapter 7 of the Book “Ideological Superstitions and Political Misperceptions in the 20-21st centuries” But let’s imagine that somebody who projects to the world his identity, be it his passionate religious or ideological belief or the truth about his sexual choice, does this only seemingly while in reality he is making a […]

Segment from Chapter of the Book “Ideological Superstitions and Political Misperceptions in the 20-21st centuries” “Don’t blame me for my sexual choice” – say American gay and lesbian. “It’s not really my choice. It is not my caprice or a form of resistance or my fantasy. My homosexuality is written in my genes. I am […]

Rene Magritte, “Lovers III” What can faces of a woman and man together tell us the viewers about two people’s togetherness? Sometimes more than their postures and configurations of their bodies or dynamism of their mutual touching. In Magritte’s “Lovers III” the woman is obviously welcoming the gentleness of the man’s cheek, the soft pressure […]

The more we build ourselves to become more competent and smart (tremendous and impressive) – become more successful, the smaller is our personality and drier our soul, because we encounter unlimited world outside ourselves and start to notice our smallness and weakness. Rene Magritte, “Megalomania or Le Folie des Grandeurs”, 1948 The ironical paradox of […]

Joan Miro, Mask Joan Miro, Masks

Human society and sociality of human life cannot be impregnated, be pregnant and give birth. It’s not social life – that gives birth to human beings. But social structure usurps the role of human parents and takes the pedagogical initiatives in its hands. Our actual individual parents – our mother and father are busy working, […]

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