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Language Structure and Postmodern Textual Indeterminism

Here, I discuss the problem of whether or not language can be a means by which we get to truth. I also discuss how our intellect might structure language, which provides a ground for understand the relationship between textual determinism and indeterminism. 20 more words

Philosophy

Samuel Beckett

I would like my love to die
and the rain to be raining on the graveyard
and on me walking the streets
mourning her who thought she loved me… 23 more words

Poetry

Review: Zero K - Don DeLillo

My DeLillo shelf is home to White NoiseUnderworldThe Body ArtistRatner’s Star, and now the writer’s newest: Zero K… 945 more words

Literature

E is for Empowerment

‘I’ve got the power’ sang the German band, Snap: To do what? To command, to coerce, to protect, to punish, to access resources, to effect change…? 1,030 more words

Charles Johnson, Middle Passage

Middle Passage by Charles Johnson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Middle Passage begins with an audacious sentence, “Of all the things that drive men to sea, the most common disaster, I’ve come to learn, is women,” which announces its audacious conceit: published just four years after… 1,663 more words

Literature

Transgenderism: Bellum Contra Rationem et Naturam

It certainly seems that there is a significant rise in deviant behaviors in America today. Again, as I have said many times, I do not use the term “deviant” as a pejorative, it is a term with a distinct, clinical meaning – according to Webster, it means “deviating (to do something that is different or to be different from what is usual or expected), especially from an accepted norm.” 1,074 more words

Politics