Monthly Archives: April 2011
counterculture: utopia emergent myths the vocabulary of origins and the new age back-to-the-city the west coast doesn’t exist Einstein’s Dreams looking for utopia in the crystal shops “Aren’t we the people we’ve been waiting for?”
It takes so long to write all the things. Is this indicative of growth, experience, complexity, and investment? Every little detail that seems it should barely be more than a jot takes an hour.
Trying to parce Althusser’s essay–again–is slow going. I am slogging through his preambles (which is to say his detailed and dutiful explanations of the theoretical thought process that responds to, organises, and uses Marxism as a scientific methodology, and leads … Continue reading
. . . While critics concerned with ideology and literature argue that the latter [the classic Marxist view of ideology as signifying ‘the values, ideas and images which tie (individuals) to their social functions and so prevent them from a … Continue reading
It occurs to me, as I am reading more definitions of ideology and subject, and trying to understand the theoretical difference (which really means the intentionally conscious experiential difference) between subject and individual, that all that hammering in the distance … Continue reading