Acting-Out Politics

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

Realized Dystopia – Consumerist/Entertainment Society And Its Settlers, Fighters And Sufferers At a press conference at a Venice Film Festival in 1963, Resnais said that his film depicted “the malaise of a so-called happy society” One of the topic of the film is the Algerian war. In 1960, Resnais had been one of the signatories […]

Duras’ “Baxter, Vera Baxter” is a film in which physical motions of the characters are intentionally reduced (Duras denies the importance of physical actions – the very aesthetic mechanism of pop-movies, for serious cinema), and their place is occupied by the protagonists’ contemplations about what’s going on with their lives. Stylistically speaking, the film’s meaning […]

Children As The Ultimate Value of The Human Race, Because They, At Least “Theoretically”, Carry The Probability/Possibility Of A More Humane And Decent Society The Magi came to Jerusalem because they had seen an extraordinary star that they believed was a sign of a birth of the Savior in the land of Judea. They came […]

Lives and Life Sacrificed To the Myth Of A Glorious War Which Covers Up The Wartime Profits Of The Generals And Entrepreneurs War started as a war of religion, but became a war for supremacy and gain… In war, terrible things happen which have nothing to do with victory. Killing civilians, prisoners and the wounded […]

“Democratic” Deconstruction Of A Pompous Western Mythological Legacy God-Sun is mightier than manhood. Can manhood be mightier than God-Sun? Francis Picabia – “Apollo and His Messengers”, 1935 Picabia’s Apollo is like hidden semantics becoming discernible despite the tradition of windstorms of light enveloping Apollo’s human body, which we need to see glorified – a body […]

Profit-makers Are Using Tax-Payers’ Money (In the Form of Governmental Tax Cuts, Subsidies and Endless Loopholes), but don’t Want to Give Back to The Taxpayers Anything At All Economists are prone to represent even the question of helping those who need help as an economic issue, not as matter of the ethic of social behavior. […]

The Admirable Magnificence Of Human A Soul A female in a state of undress invites us into…the deep perspective space seen through a sequence of doors… The garments this enigmatic female figure wears are a marvel of invention. One consists of a bundle of gnarled roots, while the other is of wrinkled violet velvet with […]

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 […]

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