Power

Why ‘standards’ are the chief power of stupidity in terms of systems

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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The internet revolution has taken books and publication out of the control of the gatekeepers and the prevailing standard makers. So I predict the “reform” (which is already happening) will not be related to “publish or perish” but to “get grants get prizes, and funding or perish.”

Reading a Tony Hoagland Poem: Inattention and Power

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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We could learn much about Hoagland by seeing what he does not include, and what he does not pay attention to.

Pont-consciousness: Reading Arendt and Blake

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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The genius of Blake is his playing out the location of private and public human activity to show their psychological truth and depth.

100 Chimes at Midnight

by Adam Fitzgerald Aesthetics
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FALSTAFF:
My king! my Jove! I speak to thee, my heart!