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how still reading begins to fit things together

. . . 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

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The problem with Marxism

. . . is that there is one explanation for every problem: real conditions, and the assumption that the material base is knowable. From notes: Society should change, but it shouldn’t affect me; Marx’s utopia has nobody at the bottom; … Continue reading

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Eagleton’s list

(a) the process of production of meanings, signs and values in social life; (b) a body of ideas characteristic of a particular social group or class; (c) ideas which help to legitimate a dominant political power; (d) false ideas which … Continue reading

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antifascist urban commune

From the FIC directory, under the subcategory “communes”; I like the indirect reference to Marxism (“With everyone’s abilities for everyone’s needs”), and the specification that this is an “antifascist” commune. Not like those other, fascist, communes. Nice to know someone … Continue reading

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Thanks, Jasmine.

hello world This is a start. Sweaty fingertips nervously typing in hopes of finding a new way to open my mind back up and find maybe not my voice but just a voice, at this point, that would help. I … Continue reading

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