Sea-salted air like salted caramel,
at the bottom of the ocean lies a pearl
that waits for time to find it.
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“Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it.
Trump has been caught again in the swamp of mendacity which he calls home. (I would have called him a bald-faced, full-of-shit liar…but he is the President of the United States and deserves my respect!!!) Specifically, he was very critical of the U.K Prime Minister, Teresa May yesterday but today took a totally different stance, denying the harsh criticism he had leveled at her. 453 more words
This is a very rough work in progress continuing on from my recent post on ‘Law, Judgement, Republicanism’.
The problems with a free and open political and judicial culture were diagnosed by Max Weber in his discussion of bureaucracy, which itself draws directly and indirectly on various accounts of the problems of bureaucratisation and administration of the social world (which itself began in the 18th century, at least in terms of explicit discussion of bureaucracy). 980 more words