Acting-Out Politics

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

Chamber Utopia – A Commune Banished In Advance – A Different Humanity (Real Humanism vs. Vanity) The English translation of the title of the French film, if to retranslate it into French would be “Destroy, said she” – a formula encouraging us to ask – who is she, whereas “Destroy, she said” as a title […]

Financial Pseudo-democracy And Its Structures – Legalized, Semi-illegal And Illegal Theft, Terrorist Anti-terrorism and Jaw-Jobs The film depicts the mis-incarnation of Carmen-archetype into post-modern life V.E. Bouts of Carmen’s “mystical” language (“it’s in me, in you. It makes terrible waves… Everything shakes. The earth, the house, me…”) echoes the title and meaning of Luchino Visconti’s […]

To Live According To the Decision-makers, Not By Your Own Will and Mind – To Be At the Mercy of A Political System and/or Family Patriarchy Fassbinder’s “Lili Marleen” is the story of love between a courageous fighter with the injustice and cruelty of Nazism (Robert Mendelssohn – Giancarlo Giannini) and a woman gifted with […]

From Obsession With Personal Love To A Road Toward A Non-manipulative Societarian Relations Psychotic episodes or a prelude to a spiritual transformation? Mercedes and Johnny Johnny is a person with a rudimentary – conservative ego. He, in a way, is the ultimate incarnation of a classic male’s psychological nucleus. He is crudely sincere, touchingly naïve […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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