The term homo sacer was used in ancient Roman religion to refer to someone who was expunged from society and deprived of all rights, and protection. 467 more words
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I thought it would be appropriate to talk about Honduras, home to the ‘murder capital’ of the world, in view of our class on necropolitics, biopolitics and the homo sacer. 1,151 more words
Something more concrete, this time around. Society of control, we have your number.
The funny thing about the movements we make … a friend once told me that, even if we managed to duck out from under the state, live away from it, we would only ever be the always already accounted for exceptions to the rule. 49 more words
La más reciente novela del escritor mexicano Antonio Ortuño, La filia india (Océano, 2013) nos coloca al interior infernal de nuestro presente. Al decir “infernal” no recurrimos a un uso fácil de una metáfora, ni remitimos a la innumerable tropología que la literatura le ha dado a esa estación imaginaria desde… 1,602 more words