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  1. Mar 2019
    1. I don’t want the human to be in Nature, as if Nature isa container

      A carrier bag?

    2. In my further elaboration of Bohr’s insights, appara-tuses are not mere static arrangementsinthe world, but ratherappa-ratuses are dynamic(re)configurings ofthe world, specific agentialpractices/intra-actions/performances through which specific exclusionaryboundaries are enacted.

      The key claim about apparatuses

    3. Thisaccount refuses the representationalist fixation on “words” and “things”and the problematic of their relationality, advocating insteadacausalrelationship between specific exclusionary practices embodied as specific ma-terial configurations of the world(i.e., discursive practices/(con)figurationsrather than “words”)and specific material phenomena(i.e., relations ratherthan “things”). This causal relationship between the apparatuses of bodilyproduction and the phenomena produced is one of “agential intra-action.”The details follow

      Intro to "Agential Intra-Action"

    4. Crucial to understanding the workings of power is an understandingof the nature of power in the fullness of its materiality. To restrict power’sproductivity to the limited domain of the “social,” for example, or tofigure matter as merely an end product rather than an active factor infurther materializations, is to cheat matter out of the fullness of its capacity.

      The nature of power is material as well as social.

  2. Feb 2019
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      Hot new dance craze

    2. histrionic gesture

      Dramatic, or theatrical

    1. made her the bull of satire from misogynists of the day, hoth on the stage and in print;
    2. hierarchical social order in which all relationships were infused with a spirit of Christian love.

      LIke... a couple's Knights of Columbus sort of thing? or maybe more of like a freemasons that you join as a married couple?

    3. since the convents where some had been educated had been disbamlcd long ago by Henry Vlll,

      I feel like this shows us definitively that "Protestant Nunnery" was a positive thing which filled a gap that was left when Henry VIII told the pope to get lost and subsequently all the convents sort of fell apart

    1. colour is allowed to be merely a phantasm of the senses.

      If you don't like my art, it's because your color-sense-ghosts are defective

    1. Complex ideas are not universal, as .. we can see by the difficulties of translating from one language to another.

      Language shapes the way we think and therefore it has the potential to limit what we are capable of thinking.

    2. Thirdly, When the signification of the word is referred to a standard, which standard is not easy to be known.

      Trying to think of good examples of this, and came up with: "They are good people" or "She has the moral high ground".... possibly even words like "Lethal" because a weapon or object doesn't need to seem dangerous to everyone to have the ability to kill someone

    3. pleased to comply with my motion; and upon ex-amination found that the signification of that word was not so settled or certain as they had all imagined; but that each of them made it a sign of a different complex idea.

      I wonder what implications this sort of questioning has in legal/political rhetoric? Is this sort of discussion something that happens much in a courtroom?... seems like it could be useful... Maybe Sharee would know more about that.

    4. Knowledge itself is independent of language.

      Is this entirely true? Knowlege of things precedes speech about things, as the things themselves precede language to define them, but isn't our knowlege shaped by our language (or languages), making them instrinsically linked? I suppose for a "feral child" knowledge would be entirely independent from language, but that child's brain would develop differently - would they be capable of the same kinds of knowledge as a person with language?

    5. '>yllogism

      a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable") https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syllogism

  3. Jan 2019
    1. Besides, the Anthropocene has already become another‘Anthropomeme’ (Macfarlane, 2016), spawning an array of derivativeterms, such as ‘Capitalocene’ (Moore, 2015), ‘Anthrop-obscene’(Parikka, 2015b), but also: ‘Plasticene’, ‘Plantationocene’ (Tsing, 2015),‘Mis-anthropocene’ and ‘Chthulucene’ (Haraway, 2015).

      "Anthrop-obscene" is without a doubt the best "Antrhopomeme"

    2. eohumanis

      "Neohumanism is a holistic philosophical theory proposed by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar to promote individual and collective progress. In this philosophy universalism plays a central role. It claims to elevate humanism to level of universalism." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neohumanism

    3. contemporary university
    1. ive “Laws”

      Am I missing something? What are Nealon's five laws?

    2. ra in which moneymight be dubbed the foremost rhetorical proof. In

      Ethos, Logos, Pathos, Numus($)

    3. op tools that can respond in a differentfashion

      wait, are the "tools we are supposed to be developing external (a wrench) or internal (a hand with 6 fingers)