Tuesday, October 04, 2005


Some new items of genuine interest, courtesy of RSB here, including this:
The highest aspiration of the revolutionary, it has been argued, is to be put out of business altogether. That is, the aim of a radical politics is to eradicate the very conditions that necessitate its emergence, and thereby dissolve the exceptional nature of its own stance. From this perspective, the contemporary fascination and nostalgia for the SI might be seen, ironically, as symptomatic of the ultimate failure of their enterprise.

Hell, any paper with the word, "symptomatic" in the first three sentences always gets my vote.

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