Posts Tagged: Change

Revolutionaries or Decorators? | Art, Brutality and Transformation

Been meaning to post something on this for a few weeks: on holiday this summer I read (recommended by an Italian friend) Michel Houellebecq’s novel The Possibility of an Island. He’s a very good but pretty bleak writer, with a very disturbing vision of humanity. The TLS describe the book as ‘a charging bull in

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Inform vs Transform – Limits of Online Discourse

Been thinking about the post I wrote yesterday, and wanted to respond properly with a post rather than a comment. Actually, with a question, I think, which is this: Have you ever had your viewpoint transformed by online discourse? Sure, we’ve all received information, and perhaps become informed by discussions. We may have actually changed

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Spare Any Change? | ‘I Warn You Not to be Poor’

Change is the word you’ll have heard most around this election. It’s actually become a fetish – something that people are obsessed with, without rationally thinking exactly what the kind of change it is that they want – as I blogged about in a series of posts beginning here, and as Bill Bailey has put

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