On Social Narcissism

Aphorism #8

The desire for immersiveness in digital culture is naive as it’s a desire...

Aphorisms #7

I live in my body, not in the image of my body.

Aphorisms #6

Positive thinking is the absence of thought, of critical thought...

Aphorism #4

I live in language, not in the spectacle.

Aphorism #3

In the absence of the Other, the spectacle.

Aphorism #1

Puritan work ethics is always a denial of the Other.

Harry

Harry, an American entrepreneur who had found love in Sweden, feels a bit l...

Molly the Wobbler

Molly came wobbling by. She had kind of square-looking legs that were accen...

Tilda

Tilda sweeps by a homeless man in the street. - “No, oh no, I want nothin...

Britta

“Why allow change,” Britta said, and closed her door. And life continue...

K.

K. passes by every day. She has just come back from an international confer...

On Monotheism

And so Man made God in his image of the Ideal to justify his actions. Re al...

Madness, absolutely ...

What am I thinking about? The unconscious! Must be madness, absolutely madn...

The Pleasure of the ...

In 1982, Jauss proposed the term geniessen in his Aesthetic Experience and ...

Patriarchal reductio...

Social and neural nodes evolutionary memes traversed by noise humdrum of i...

reshuffling the tile...

Have been playing a bit of Mah Jong today and the program I used was slight...

human poverty

Everywhere I look I come across, on the one, social narcissism, behaviouris...

The melodrama of Cap...

In Cape Fear, we find “evil” in the character of Robert de Niro threate...

soaps & self-esteem

Read in the paper the other day that women's self-esteem is not increased b...