Acting-Out Politics

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

Rene Magritte, “Lovers III” What can faces of a woman and man together tell us the viewers about two people’s togetherness? Sometimes more than their postures and configurations of their bodies or dynamism of their mutual touching. In Magritte’s “Lovers III” the woman is obviously welcoming the gentleness of the man’s cheek, the soft pressure […]

The more we build ourselves to become more competent and smart (tremendous and impressive) – become more successful, the smaller is our personality and drier our soul, because we encounter unlimited world outside ourselves and start to notice our smallness and weakness. Rene Magritte, “Megalomania or Le Folie des Grandeurs”, 1948 The ironical paradox of […]

Human society and sociality of human life cannot be impregnated, be pregnant and give birth. It’s not social life – that gives birth to human beings. But social structure usurps the role of human parents and takes the pedagogical initiatives in its hands. Our actual individual parents – our mother and father are busy working, […]

The Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte (1898-1967) wants to do something pleasant for us, US Americans attacked by the nightmare of COVID-19 pandemics. His approach is not only to accent prevention but how to keep our universal human need for kissing intact – he is offering us a new kind of protective mask to guarantee […]

Rene Magritte, “Checkmate”, 1926 Some rare individuals are inclined to solemnly put their identity and life on the card they believe in. They can live without too much passion and any proclivity to challenge themselves and live happily, until… one day they become addicts of finding their destiny. A great ambition awakened in them, ambition […]

High Tech Rifles and the American Future (the Portrait of a Future American Citizen) Magritte’s “The Survivor” in gloomy coloration Magritte’s “The Survivor” in pompous coloration There is no such a thing as a weapon in general, a weapon as such (except in the mind of weapon theoretician). It is either mine/ours or it’s my/our […]

Religious Imagination as the Impatience of Intelligence Rene Magritte, “The Annunciation”, 1930 By showing how amidst a dreary landscape a magnificent configuration of super-natural life emerges, Magritte in his “The Annunciation” represents the three aspects of the religious imagination/belief (RIB). The first is its incredible psychological energy – that’s how a sinking person yearning for […]

How to Polish and Embellish the Face of Wood? Rene Magritte, “The Conqueror”, 1926 The signs of the prestige of battles and wars, of destruction, of murdering, bragging about torturing and killing, feeling proud and great for being stronger/tougher/fiercer – can be already discerned in the life of chimpanzees. For decades chimpanzees were idealized until […]

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