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Episode #59: Improvising Hospitality with Francesco Paradiso

https://sounditoutiicsi.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/episode-59-francesco-paradiso.mp3

Have you every had someone over to your house, as a guest? Did you spend much time thinking about the ethics of the situation? Of hospitality? 148 more words

Radio

BOOKSHOP STORIES.PART 2. RE-INVENTION. A MEDITATION. BY STEVEN BENSON.

And so I repaired(being the word), once more, to the newly re-invented, struggling treasure-trove of a bookshop (with café:)). It wasn’t term time but the café was twentyfold busier than its host bookshop. 436 more words

BLISS AND THE SHUDDER OF OPERA.A SELF-REFERENTIAL PERFORMANCE. BY STEVEN BENSON.

JOUISSANCE:

Pain in Joy

{“SQUARE BRACKETS”. That is a luxury if you actually experience physiological pain, especially if unpredictable and/or severe}

But it’s a nice… 280 more words

Who is a good person?

When I saw this cheesy meme appear on my Facebook news feed the other day, it got me thinking about the nature of this ‘goodness of people’. 752 more words

Philosophy

Hastings and Manning: Acts of Alterity

Hastings, A and Manning, P. (2004). Introduction: Acts of Alterity. Language & Communication 24:291-311

We have to fight against this absoluteness that identity has and think of it as relational, especially in linguistic anthropology. 246 more words

Performance Studies

Ganesha's Trunk as a Misplaced Phallus

Psychoanalysis immunes itself with the impregnable wall of symbolic, despite creating a level playing field of having multiple symbolic connotations. In a nutshell, one cannot afford to discount the plethora of analysis. 177 more words

Ontology