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and to the nightmare. Dissatisfied with the world as it exists, people have always tried to imagine the world as it might become. Time, though, seems to have darkened out utopian visions in more ways than one…. For nearly two … Continue reading
Not satisfied. Not content with the world as it exists, people have always tried to imagine the world as it might become.Utopia has always been on the map of the imagination and every age, with some notable exceptions has created … Continue reading
Like H.G. Wells’s The Invisible Man where a scientist discovers a means of making himself invisible, and in the process becomes an insane murderer. Invisibility. Anonymity. Walter Benjamin insisted on the fundamental invisibility of the crowd in Baudelaire’s poetry of … Continue reading
“At the very beginning of the long dialogue between thinkers that makes up western political theory there is Plato’s Republic, and at the very beginning of the Republic there is this strange and interesting exchange. Socrates asks an old man, … Continue reading