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I have never felt like less of a political theorist, and I have never cared less about that fact.
In the U.S. since Reagan, the political moderate has represented a moderation of right-wing ideology.
The political function of art is to show that the status quo cannot be kept.
The political function of art is to interpret the impossibility of keeping the world as it is.
You know, though, that I’m one of those annoying “individualists” who chaffes against party discipline.
Other kinds of order may be natural and spontaneous, but political order is unachievable outside of artifice and organization.
Old Left divides can be overcome, but only on New Left terms.
Post-modern societies are so plural that anyone, no matter how much they conform to one norm, can plausibly claim to “transgress” another.
They understand us better than We understand Them, despite our technically superior media and networks.