It is interesting to me the various places and occasions that move us to consider things and their lighting. Here is one of those occasions: NPR: Gender and Willingness to Compete. Of course, this is a general overview presented in its brevity for the purpose of the general education of the reasonably intelligent. But nevertheless,… Continue reading Redrawing the Partition Whereby Philosophical Discourse Leads to Particular Decisions of Route.
When we are too close to an event, we talk about it as from a distance. That is, what we say is automatically distanced from the event, a maximum distance. The event is thus, by this occurrence, an object. As opposed to our psychotherapeutic model, the closer we are to an event, the more dishonest… Continue reading Post-modernism’s Worth.
Readers may be confused by my comment on feminism, like it came out of nowhere and then was shanghai'd and made into a strange, over-milked form. That's ok; I intend to be clear, so I should take a moment to explain terms that perhaps are not widely understood. Also, I should be clear that what… Continue reading Tangent 3.1: Feminism
There is a book called "Castes of Mind" by a man maned Dirks. It is an historical analysis and critique of 19th century English colonialism through an overtly cultural difference, caste, and how this feature of Indian culture was dealt with both by the English in an attempt to rule, and the Indians attempting to… Continue reading Direct Tangent 3.1: Appropriation of the Rhetoric of Power, part 2