It is worth analysing the different forms of violence and asking why and how they transgress various boundaries to approach omnipotence
Posted on 3 January 2016 | 8:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the fate of the modern novel, wonder whether automation is about to replace human labor, and much more!
Posted on 5 July 2015 | 8:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on the Senate's passage of the USA Freedom Act, remember our appreciation for imaginative thinking, and much more.
Posted on 7 June 2015 | 11:01 pm
In this week's Video Archives, we look back on a lecture Roger Berkowitz gave on the relationship between revenge and justice.
Posted on 4 December 2014 | 10:00 am
“There is a difference between a man who sets out to murder his old aunt and people who without considering the economic usefulness of their actions at all (…) build factories to produce corpses. (…) Perhaps what is behind it all is only that individual human beings did not kill other individual human beings for…Read more The Delusion of the Omnipotence
Posted on 3 June 2013 | 9:57 am
Did the Arab Spring come from nowhere, or was it preceded by modes of social and political action that might have eluded our common conceptual frames? How do ordinary people in the Middle East manage and even alter the conditions of everyday life despite the recalcitrance of authoritarian governments? These questions formed the starting point…Read more The Politics of Non-Movement
Posted on 12 February 2013 | 2:45 pm