In Franz Kafka’s In the Penal Colony (1914), the ill-fated Officer who perishes at the bed of the malfunctioning torture contraption is a flexible metaphor for the uncritical arm through whom the will of power is transmitted. 1,077 more words
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Feb. 26, 2014
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Film director Spike Lee was speaking at…
Upperclass, middle class, lower class.
It’s like something from a nursery rhyme, upper, middle, lower. Upper middle lower, down we go, down we.
A bit silly, a bit morbid, a bit irritating. 284 more words
I’m an introvert by nature. But there are so many interesting and amazing things I’ve seen and done and thought that, in appreciation toward modern sharing techniques, and since maybe some late night web surfer will find them interesting too, I’ve started this blog. 2,219 more words