Tag Archives: speech

A basic question of “radical democracy.”

Is our basic political capacity speech/action or work/production?

Why I’m talking about myself.

The ego emerges from a primordial frustration.

How do you know we’re friends?

Well, you can talk to your friends. That’s what friends are for.

Hobbesian deliberation.

If there is a will, there is also a say.

Be quiet!

You don’t know me. You don’t even know yourself.

Things indifferent, intimate, and repressed.

There are many different ways of not talking about something.

Guns, guns everywhere.

Want to turn public space into a war zone? First, weaponize speech; next, arm everyone.

It is easy to fall silent before pain.

A democratic politics depends upon us continuing to speak out and speak on.

Which humans have the most elevated speech?

I’m not sure. Which baboons have the most ferocious screech?

Hot seat.

His incendiary speech set the seat ablaze, then he declined to sit down in it.