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  1. Apr 2021
    1. There is still space for subversive knowledge!

      Reminds me of the communist manifestum

    2. In other words, capitalism had to react to and block the political potentiality of post-Fordist labor.


  2. Nov 2020
    1. There is still a chance for us to escape such an unreal existence, but it will require us to stop assuaging our pain and hiding our apathy with satirical memes. It will require a determined pursuit of moral wholeness and a holistic respect for humanity and all human life, including the babies.


    2. Swift’s essay said that babies should be taken from their mothers after one year, a year in which mothers could provide for them inexpensively since all they would need is milk. After that, they would be sent to the meat market. I could suggest now that the most humane thing we could do for unwanted babies is let them live a full year before we “abort” them. But where would be the irony in that? In a few months, that could very well become a legal reality, and I would hardly be called a prophet.


    3. What was ironic in 1729 is reality in 2019, and no one’s laughing

      I feel that we are ironic to our own existence. (Absurdism)

    4. (Which is why it makes sense that White would associate irony with Foucault’s historical epoch of postmodernism).

      My thesis