Acting-Out Politics

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

Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939) and Lucien Freud (1922 – 2011) Reading Freud in the late 50s was like a drug on track and then to fell from the Freudian mountain with the help of American and European thinkers (of mostly through French and German translation in English) was a sweet sweat ordeal. But Freud […]

Like the life span of the individual person is the time of the body, history can be considered as a time of societal body, of society as a body. Society without history is like an individual without growing up and without maturing. To overcome “The Temptation of eternity” but to keep immortality even in the […]

The culture of technical toys, from robotic gadgets to video games to smart bombs and drone planes, is a culture where prejudices and illusions became materialized, have found technological bodies to “live” in all their repetitive and maniacal mode of existence. “Now it is a question of shattering man’s unity of perception and of producing […]

Why do people prefer to think about what is unknowable, rather than about what seems to be well known and deceitfully lie right in front of their gaze? Is what is considered well understood less enigmatic? Thousands of years have been spent on speculating about the other life instead of analyzing human life and our […]

Who is the stronger financial partner of Princess/Prince? Liberal or conservative tradition? Democrats or Republican? This, it seems, was and is the main question concerning the American politico-economic development especially in 20th and 21st century. Whatever will or can happen in US it can only happen by being financially approved or blocked by the Princess/Prince […]

Idolatry of money-dollar (IMD) for corp-servative person (servant of corporation) is the same as Christian ideologist for Church-servative as the servant of God. And it is basically the same as idolatry of a political system (IPS) for flag-servatives (idolatrous admirers of flag). Different kinds of conservatives represent various aspects of idolatry. Conservative psyche rates metaphors […]

“Battleship Potemkin” by Eisenstein is in essence a Western because it uses technical tricks elaborated by D. W. Griffith to manipulate the audience. Jean Luc Godard If the master of Soviet propaganda Sergei Eisenstein could be told that at the end of the 20th century his disciples in the West will not be the followers […]

Russian formula of a writer as a prophet corresponds to the long lasting immaturity of Russian political life, suggesting that moral power of art can be stronger than real political process… The result is ideological megalomania of Russian’s world-view, prolonging its political immaturity which created it in the first place. “Adulthood” by Erik Erikson, W. […]

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