And while some have seen in their simplicity a mirror of Bush’s own simple-mindedness, they are a conflicting effort to both shed his presidential status while trying to immortalize his presidency.
Yet, ‘anthropocene’ is more than just a geological term. It lies at the intersection of science and politics, holding the universalist promise of science while falling prey to political recuperation.
Yet underlying its diversity, the asymmetrical violence of terrorism plunges the gaze of both terrorized and terrorist into the other’s subjectivity. With what effect?