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the idealist: ordinary procedure and abnormal situation

The media is full of stories about “systematic risk” to our financial system and efforts to put “firewalls” around potential contagions from spreading, but the idea of systematic risk with regard to social relations within a country and the real … Continue reading

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disavowal & those secret places:longing for the infinite childhood

Is innocence a deep seated habit, a synthetic DNA of being in denial of what one knows but steadfastly refuses to acknowledge? Is innocence a manufactured good? A commodity among many competitors?  Its a disabling of experience. Its one of … Continue reading

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