Acting-Out Politics

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

To Feel Wings Because of Proximity To The Winged Other Some have argued that non-humans cannot experience such emotions as we do because they do not possess consciousness. This is a thorny issue, not least because consciousness is ill defined and extremely difficult to measure in any objective, scientific way. Nevertheless, there is now some […]

Psychologically Repressed Suffering And Its Sublimation and Formalization In Aesthetics “What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who only has eyes if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or has a lyre at every mood of his heart if he is a poet, or even, if he is […]

Pedagogy of Unity/Oneness and Pedagogy of Independence/Otherness P. Picasso, “Mother and Child”, 1971 We see that the mother creates a physical and a psychological space for the baby – a kind of artificial womb where the baby can feel not restricted and at the same time safe and encouraged to be. But what is the […]

The “Psychology” of Dedicated/Difficult Reading According to Picasso Pablo Picasso, “Woman Reading”, 1953, oil on canvass, 114 x 145 cm. In 2012 in US, when serious reading is less and less available for the masses of population distracted by pop-singing, professional sport events, video-games and Hollywood and TV entertainment (and unconscious megalomania created by these […]

Pablo Picasso’s Portrait of Joseph Stalin (1953) When I saw Picasso’s Stalin for the first time I was disappointed and confused – I lived in Russia for almost half of my life, and took Stalin’s abominable crimes against humanity and exceptional monstrosity of his personality very close to my heart. I didn’t find in Picasso’s […]

Picasso Shows the Origins of his “Hypertrophied and Excessive” Style Pablo Picasso – “Massacre in Korea”, 1951 Of the 500 000 plus US servicemen and women who served in the First Gulf War some 325 000 are now on disability pensions suffering a variety of acute maladies generally attributed to the toxic cocktail of radiation […]

Woman – Sacred Trinity of Victorious Seduction (Picasso’s Parody on Males’ Archetypal Perception of Women) It took me some time to notice what later became so obvious – Dora’s right cheek is the Biblical apple. Woman doesn’t have cheeks-as-apples, but apples-as-cheeks. She doesn’t have apple-cheeks. She has cheek-apples. Her apple is she herself. She is […]

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