Tag Archives: Philosophy
Blind Willow - Sleeping Woman

Weekend Reads – Who are we?

In my recent spate of reading, I have been delving into a range of material from Haruki Murakami. Murakami is very quickly becoming on of my favourite authors. At the moment I am making my way through a book called Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman – a series of short stories. I was struck the other night with a […]

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What is violence?

Okay! So finally some time to talk about the content at Global Power Shift. As I have said in previous posts, during the event we have all split into different ‘tracks’. The track I am in is Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA). One of the great things about NVDA is that to be able to do […]

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The culture of confession

I little while ago I did a few reviews on The History of Sexuality by Michel Foucault. For those of you who remember, Foucault argues that a lot of our history of sexuality is formed around a history of ‘confession’. As I said in the second review: “In the Western World however, scientia sexualis is focused […]