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cartoon messiah: a walt misery construction

…A struggle between the divine and the mythical, Jacob and the Angel as point of departure and building block for a political struggle that of necessity and consequence collides and challenges the established law. Since the beginning, there has always … Continue reading

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get happy: fizzy irrational exuberance

Were basically selfish individuals with varying and unpredictable levels of empathy? Ulterior purposes. The French “fine mouche.” The yoke of feudalism was tossed aside a half a millennium ago, and there’s no stopping those middle-class values that the politicians keep … Continue reading

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occupy wall street: quantum levitation of the money supply

Time to move on? OWS as celebrity sweepstakes?Is dissent politics nothing more than a fashion prototype for the military-entertainment complex? Politics as a series of spectacular satisfactions, like Coca Cola, “within an arm’s reach of desire.” Occupy Wall Street seems … Continue reading

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business is business: 20% solution

Balzac: Behind every great fortune is a great crime….Cornel West? No. Noam Chomsky? no. Slavoj Zizek? no. The single academic who has done the most to influence¬† the nascent movement of Occupy Wall Street¬† is someone almost completely under the … Continue reading

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depersonalization: mission of a yuppie soul

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in … Continue reading

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