Tag Archives: power

Capitalism is social power.

The one thing that cannot be a “big deal” is yourself, no matter how “successful” you are.

Position, power, perform.

What you say can change where you say it.

Who is more delusional?

Scholars interested in ideas and truth see themselves as special. Scholars interested in prestige and power, though, believe all scholars are like them.

How is the personal political?

The personal is the political not because power is exercised there, but rather because antagonism is ever present.

There’s so much to life.

Yet the powerful pretend that life is all brutal struggle to justify their efforts at domination in advance.

Deleuze and Guattari are brilliant.

But eccentrics are mostly harmless to centralized powers-that-be.

Is it will power?

Not unless its writhing against restraints, I say. Otherwise, I would call it “habit power.”

Wolff, “In Defense of Anarchism.”

History’s process may yet accomplish what is beyond Philosophy’s power—the complete destruction of authority.

Bullshit job/shit work.

The biggest bullshit job of them all is scheming your way to the top so as to force your subordinates to do shit work.

How powerful is conservatism now?

Well, even widely recognized wrongs are understood to be inevitable.