Post by: Sanjay Perera


The economy of violence: Waste, expenditure and surplus

2 Feb , 2017  

From ignorance lead me to truth
From darkness lead me to light
From death lead me to immortality — Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upanishad, I.iii.28

We are living in a time when the world is seeing the full effects of the economic violence of capitalism on all life forms and the planet ...

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Documentation, EconoFiction

The economic unconscious

21 Aug , 2016  

Woman, eternally, /shows us the way. — Faust, Goethe

Supposing truth is a woman — what then? — Beyond good and evil, Nietzsche

A. Introduction

It may still seem novel to some that what they have been taught in school and what has been venerated as an academic ...

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Lexicon, Necropolitics

A theory of economic violence

29 Okt , 2015  

‘They’re waiting patiently, like the long-suffering lot they are, in the firm conviction that someone has conned them. They are waiting, belly to the ground, like cats at pig-killing time, hoping for scraps. They are like servants that work at a castle where the master has shot himself: they hang ...

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