Acting-Out Politics

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

Vincent Van Gogh (Jacques Dutronc) and Marguerite Gachet (Alexandra London) According to Maurice Pialat the relationship between Vincent and Marguerite Gachet is characterized by the incompatibility between the intensity of spiritual pain torturing Van Gogh who was slipping closer and closer to the inevitability of his suicide and Marguerite’s hopeful youth which only touches reality […]

The Psychological Dynamics of A Young Or Even An Older Person’s Resistance To A Repressive Or An Oppressive Society Is Similar To That Of A Child’s Resistance To The Despotism Of An Adult Family Member Alexander (Bertil Guve) (in the part of the film, dedicated to his confrontation with the Bishop Edvard Vergerus – Jan […]

Full of crushing guilt and self-condemnations she decided to visit him in the slum. May be, Ocho (Tomoko Naraoka) believed that to beg her husband, Hei (Hiroshi Akutagawa) to forgive her would start to heal the relationship between them. May be, she wanted to try to clear her own soul after what’s happened. May be, […]

Is It Enough For Human Beings Just To Serve Life? Couldn’t It Happen That Just To Serve Everyday Life And Living People Will Eventually Harm Them? When in the morning children run out to school, as usual, the father starts his working day of making brushes. The father is a craftsman – he needs to […]

When Humanistic Sciences and Serious Art Are Underfunded For The Sake Of One-dimensional Technological Development and Financial Calculations When Social Conformism Is Rewarded While Creative And Critical Worldviews Are Discouraged Images left by Anna in her diary after her suicide Maria and Anna are sisters – one is of a pragmatic orientation, while the other […]

Is it possible that the difference between the two wives, “mine” and “my friend’s”, could depend on the yellow or red color of the clothes they wear? Chronic excess of alcohol no doubt makes life bearable but at the same time it can make distinguishing between people more and more difficult. Even the sexual reflex […]

Claws Of Despair And Claws Of Animosity Irma and Aldo were happily married for years and have a teenage daughter. About two years ago they got a problem – Irma who was Aldo’s happiness and emotional support – fell in love. When she understood that her new relationship is serious she confessed to Aldo who […]

Tennessee Williams/Elia Kazan’s “Streetcar Named Desire” (1951) – Representation Of Macho-sissies As A Human Type (Personified By Stanley Kowalski Impersonated By Marlon Brando) When Stanley’s wife Stella was in the hospital giving birth, he (a decorated army veteran) was “courting” Blanche (Stella’s sister) – courting for Stanley meant putting himself in the proper mood to […]

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