Acting-Out Politics

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

Notes On Conflict Between The Present And The Past Types Of Violence As The Archetype Of Human History (Three Types Of Societies – Archaic, Authoritarian and “Democratic”, And Three Levels Of Human Psyche) Politeness of the king The final ordeal When the types of violence typical of more developed countries unintentionally provoke more archaic forms […]

From Metaphoric Cannibalism or Bestiality to the Real Bestiality of Profit-Manipulators P.P.Pasolini’s “Pigpen” I would like to arrive at a totally disinterested cinema, one which is completely pure… I would like to achieve greater disinterestedness, a purer relationship with the audience. P. P. Pasolini There are not uncultured bourgeois who are not vulgar; only culture […]

Authoritarian Truths of the Fathers and Gods As Patriarchal Weapon to Keep the New Generations Under Control Is this longest scene in “Oedipus Rex” an action scene? – No, it’s a rare, in the history of cinema, representation of psychological archetype. What archetype Pasolini opens for us in this scene? – That of our life […]

The Two “Demons” of Human History: the Puppet-Master (Who Transforms Humans into Puppets) and the Garbage-Man (Who Transports the Wasted Generations of Human Puppets to the Garbage Field) – Turks are marching on Cyprus, it is wwwwwwwwwaaaaarrrrrr! Othello! The Doge charged me to tell you to take command of the fleet, and set sail toward […]

The People’s Inability to See Their Bodily Condition as a Sacred Reality Suzanna Pasolini and Pier Paolo (child and the film-camera) As we see in this photograph (from the 20s) little Pier Paolo was already full of intense curiosity about the visual images. How intrigued he is by the photographer making his picture, how overwhelmed […]

  

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