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Critical Theory Defined: Alienation

Alienation, much like many of the terms used in critical theory, is principally found in the work of Marx. Although made famous by Marx in his economic theories and his critique of the way in which human relations are socially constructed by material conditions produced by capital, the term itself can be seen within a Hegelian context. 700 more words

Critical Theory

Conclusion of Capitalism: The Bottom Line

Marx’s theory presents us with a serious criticism of capitalism as his theory of historical materialism leads him to claim that the economic forces around us are powerful enough to shape our attitudes about what is valuable in life… 171 more words

John Kerry's Israel Games Proof Not All Con-Artists Choose to be Black

John F. Kerry, present  U.S. Secretary of State, possesses skills of cunning and deception to have built his station in life.   Beyond mouth he has few “gifts”, rather  habits:   cunning and deceit…..review his past, especially during his Vietnam policies once Richard Nixon became president in January, 1969 and his rise to notoriety.   1,177 more words

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Wages for Facebook

Kicking Off Season 3, with Episode 1 we have “Wages for Facebook.”

In this Episode Tony and Red discuss the monetization of internet activity, spying on the internet, and internet access as a human right. 6 more words

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false narcissism: illusory reflections

The fulcrum of what has been perhaps my favorite reading of the summer, Reading Victorian Fiction by Andrew Blake, is best said in the words of the Marxist playwright, Bertolt Brecht: “Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.” Published in 1989, Blake is responding to the inadequacies of traditional historicism, which blatantly see literary texts as reflections of their historical background.  592 more words

The Talmudic Shetar

To get to the full ”impact” and ”understanding” of this chapter when reading press cursor on photographs or highlighted words to open links.

The PDF I post here to explain the Shetar is obviously written by a Jew but like all Jews they like their superior position to be known there is no doubt the other objective of this document was to show England up as a mongrel nation of immigrants when in reality our nation is a mix of our own European tribes ‘One blood’ 1,978 more words

Political Correctness

Jewishness, the Holocaust, and History: Irving Howe on the Holocaust and Jean-Paul Sartre’s Reflections sur la question juive

At the beginning of a chapter to his “intellectual autobiography” entitled “Jewish Quandaries,” Irving Howe begins with questions “from young friends” about the Holocaust: “When did you first become aware of the gas chambers? 1,443 more words