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Alfred Schmidt on the Concept of Knowledge in the Critique of Political Economy

Andres was kind enough to pass along the attached pdf of a poor translation of Alfred Schmdit’s Zum Erkenntnisbegriff der Kritik der politischen ├ľkonomie. A new translation is in the works. 87 more words

Marx

Learning After School

Once a smart person finishes school they are out of school.

BUT LEARNING SHOULD NOT STOP THERE!

An intelligent person who seeks wisdom should pursue LIFELONG LEARNING! 141 more words

American Literature

Radical passivity: a threat to National security

Security will be treated under the very simple definition: the resistance of order when faced with change or chaos. A security threat, then, can refer equally to a terrorist attack, foreigners both newly-arrived & long-seated, & public demonstrations; indeed, we are seeing the conflation of these categories all the time in today’s public consciousness & media. 989 more words

Modernism

Your art makes my skin crawl.

“It is obscene to write poetry
After the holocaust.”
Adorno.

To live in the shadow of genocide
And scribble then, with some slight-of-hand,
Something or other entertaining;

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Poetry

Culture Is An Industry

We produce to consume,
Consume to produce.
We produce, grow hungry,
Consume to satiate.
We consume, grow bored,
Produce to engage.

We consume to produce, 104 more words

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