arbitrary power

How Perfect Obedience Destroys: Reflections on Falstaff, the Beats, and others

July 18, 2012
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No system can endure perfection.

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The Four Functions and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

April 20, 2011
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As Kafka said: “The crows maintain that a single crow could destroy the heavens; doubtless this is so, but it proves nothing against the heavens, for the heavens signify simply: the impossibility of crows.”

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