Tag Archives: politics

The center says the left and the right are the same.

They are right in one respect: the left and right are political, while the center is not.

Who are “the people”?

The masses are mediocre; the multitudes are great.

The world is the basic political category.

The subject is basically an apolitical category. If the subject is politicized, it has transformed into a self.

Politics can happen between two.

So can society, economics, community, or culture. It all depends on the quality of the relationship.

Status, fame, pleasure.

I wouldn’t follow your dreams; I’d dream dreams worth following first.

How you know it’s just a metaphor.

Some revolutions occur well below the threshold of consciousness.

Politics and history.

It’s not about old and young; it’s about old and new.

Choice has displaced decision.

Consumerism, in turn, is the trivialization of choice.

Official vs actual standards.

In progressive eras, actual standards are higher than official ones. In reactionary eras, official standards are higher than actual ones.

On the level.

Punch up, push forward. Help up, look back.