Tag Archives: abstraction
Lacking confidence in themselves, the contemporary humanities taught me to lack confidence in my thinking.
Historical and geographical breadth are the new indices of abstract and theoretical depth.
Through abstractions, I approach you, you who could only be an abstraction to me.
Loving humanity is a tremendous feat of abstraction.
Go ahead and rail against an abstraction like “the system.” When conflict erupts, you will be struggling against a concrete adversary or spectating from the sidelines.
The power of explaining away the concreteness of “you” and “me.”