4 Matching Annotations
  1. Mar 2017
    1. school sweater

      Symbolises civilising structures that demand conformity and adherence to strict dress codes.

  2. Oct 2015
    1. “If I could take German property without sitting down with them for even a minute but go in with jeeps and machine guns,” said David Ben-Gurion, “I would do that.

      Why is it that humans tend to turn to violence to get what they want? Is this a primal instinct still influencing our interpersonal communications with others? Or is it something taught to us as we grow up and witness what is effective in our world? Is violence an effective way of getting what one wants?

  3. Jun 2015
    1. our lack of hardwired patterns of behavior

      This passage reminds me of Lyotard's introduction to The Inhuman, and this Onion article.

  4. Sep 2013
    1. two kinds of instinct

      sadism (component instinct of sexuality, alloy b/t love and destruction) and masochism (union between INWARD destructiveness and sexuality)