Karl Marx wanted to reunite theory and practice. His theories are shaped by the world around him. Marx would also refer capitalism as a mode of production which involves commodities for the means of exchange in the market place. 323 more words
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In my opinion, the best part of Disney’s The Little Mermaid was when Ariel combs her hair with a fork. It’s brilliant because I could say that’s not what a fork was for but it isn’t out of the realm of possibility that a fork could be used for that purpose. 521 more words
Exchange still is the key to society. It is characteristic of commodity economy (Warenwirtschaft) that what characterizes exchange – i.e. that it is a relation between human beings – disappears and presents itself as if it was a quality of the things themselves that are to be exchanged. 417 more words
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Out for a Walk, Digital Painting, Brushes app, iPad, David Moran, 2013
In pondering the queer modalities of , one notices a pastiche of oddities: a body machined together through metal and flesh, an assemblage of the organic and the inorganic; a death not of the self or of the other, but both simultaneously; self-annihilation as the ultimate form of resistance and self-preservation.