Tag Archives: Paul Auster

trotsky: radical in a country of last things

While in prison in awaiting trial, and a new deportation and a new escape abroad, Trotsky in 1905 wrote a pamphlet outlining a radical, and to some heretical, innovation in Marxist doctrine: the theory of the Permanent Revolution, which became … Continue reading

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STORYTELLERS IN THE FOREST: Making Peace With The Power Of Death

Freud said of folk tales that they contain “the dreams of the human race.” One of these dreams is about the simple good prevailing over the subtle wicked. Most of the stories that the Grimm brothers collected are lay moral … Continue reading

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CHANCE MEETING: COLLAGE OF THE INVERTED OEDIPUS

Chance. A roll of the dice within that casino located in that vast structure of ┬áthe human mind. The roulette wheel stops, the cards are flipped, the chips rise and fall.Chance is what arises from that volatile unpredictable mix of … Continue reading

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THE DAMP HAND OF MELANCHOLY

Restaurant Utopia. Five miles high , then, when you come to the fork in the road, take it. ┬áThe sign on the door stated ” Different Cultural Levels Eat Here”. On entering the host delivers a fortune cookie, in which … Continue reading

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