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?
While some still claim there is nothing political behind the Star Wars Trilogies, that assessment is far wide of the fictional world that George Lucas so carefully traced from our own.
While the drug empire flourished, the revolution Ross Ulbricht had envisioned collapsed on itself like many revolutions before it. Why?
What Mazower described as “the nightmarish revelation of the destructive potential of European civilization” is the latent fear throughout Hergé’s albums and the one Tintin’s morality seeks to counter.
The mutations which they described are still relevant today. To what extent are they epitomized in the rise of so-called “Viral Media”?
However, explanations as to why that may be fail to grasp that although Tarantino’s stylized depiction of violence remains consistent throughout his career, his understanding of violence and the purpose it serves evolves in his work.
One of the greatest paradoxes is that while the majority agree in principle with the struggle, they remain withdrawn from it in practice. Why?