Jean-Paul Sartre, in Riflessioni sulla questione ebraica, scrive: « si sono lasciati avvelenare da una determinata rappresentazione che gli altri hanno di loro e vivono nel timore che i loro atti vi si conformino. 467 more words
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Life-writing is a form of theorizing for the minority writer. It isn’t accidental that texts like Sara Suleri’s Meatless Days, CLR James’ Beyond a Boundary… 833 more words
Do NOT argue with know-alls, fanatics, true believers, or the messianic. You’ll not only get nowhere, you might actually WORSEN the situation. Sometimes, the only thing that a decent person of good-sense can do is to let the idiots ramble on. 91 more words
Tithi Bhattacharya writes on Peter Hudis’ new biography of Frantz Fanon.
‘To Peter we owe a particular gratitude. He did not write a simple narrative biography of Fanon— that would have been a historicist exercise in which the past of Fanon would connect seamlessly to our present and we ‘draw lessons’ from it. 1,373 more words
Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent. – Frantz Fanon: http://dlvr.it/ChFlGn
Overnight the Negro has been given two frames of reference within which he has had to place himself. His metaphysics, or, less pretentiously, his customs and the sources on which they were based, were wiped out because they were in conflict with a civilization that he did not know and that imposed itself on him. 1,042 more words