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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reality and that of personal freedom. Baudrillard's perfect crime becomes, for Dantec, the alibi for an absolute crime: the invisible and perfectly integrated acts of numerous serial killers operating with impunity. However, it is not so much individual acts such as murder that constitute evil , but...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Mark Featherstone In this review essay I explore three of Baudrillard's late works, Why Hasn't everything Already disappeared?, The Agony of Power , and Carnival and Cannibal , and explain how they represent his final word on the notion of integral reality and the intelligence of evil. Expanding...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Lee Barron Employing Jean Baudrillard's concept of integral reality, as articulated within The intelligence of evil or the Lucidity Pact , and linking it with Tim Guest's journalistic/anthropological account of his experiences within Second Life , the article assesses the extent to which, in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... : Your interpretation of terrorism, which you refuse to see as an immoral act, is rather iconoclastic. J.B. : Either we analyze terrorism as a sort of power of evil originating elsewhere – in the depths of Islam, for example – and explanation gives way to value judgment, or we look beyond good and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
... evil. Critics of this rhetoric were pointing to the influence of Leo Strauss and neoconservative thinking on the creation (or reawakening) of a new American myth—the United States' role as God's anointed savior. Everything pointed at the use and abuse of philosophy to justify American colonial...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Baudrillard’s analysis an ironic reading of Karl Marx. It is made clear at the beginning of The Transparency of Evil : Marx was right on capitalism for the most part, but he did not grasp some important things. Capitalism was the only mode of production that has ever existed—an exception. The bourgeoisie was...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... sacred desert had extended to American garrisons, barracks, and hangars. We are well advised, therefore, to undertake a small excursion into the history of philosophy before continuing with the history and future of war. Whether we choose to adopt Ronald Reagan's terminology and conjure up evil...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... each other. The first is the direct rejection of the idea that the Holocaust is so horrific that it should not be studied at all or, if it is, it cannot be encompassed within a study of civilization. There is also a rejection of the idea that it can be accounted for by some presocial drive to do evil...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
... concepts suited to thinking about – or, better, thinking through and alongside – such displaced or disavowed elements: symbolic exchange, seduction, reversibility, catastrophe, fatality, absolute evil, impossible exchange, the irreducible, and the singular to mention just a few (see Bishop 2009 ; Butler...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 281–283.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 2006b . Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty . Cambridge : Polity . Bauman Zygmunt Donskis Leonidas . 2016 . Liquid Evil . Cambridge : Polity . Brown Wendy . 2015 . Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution . New York : Zone Books . Leslie...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
... against the evils of the Holocaust with political reflections on modernity. The concept of postmodernity appears in the subtitle of his 1987 book Legislators and Interpreters: On Modernity, Post-modernity, and Intellectuals . Bauman’s optic in this book is to theorize shifts over the past three...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... organizing one’s life, and so on. Against this backdrop, Bauman had been able to draw in whatever foreground he chose to examine, for example, times, evil, love, life, fear, culture, surveillance, and management. The spread of topics is pleasantly random and teasingly challenging, like the flashing lights...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... efficacy of our artistic responses to such systems and processes. Reference Fuller Matthew Goffey Andrew . 2012 . Evil Media . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... can be possessed by Evil. In the more familiar idiom of modern philosophy and history, this is articulated in terms of the ways in which the Zeitgeist – the general spirit of the times – manifests itself in the minds, actions, and characters of particular individuals. Joyce's Ulysses is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., nonprofit organizations, and on the streets, there were “many good people fighting for a more just world,” so why was it that the world was not becoming any more just? Rather than simply blame the evil Other of the capitalist system, Hoofd felt there was a need for introspection. Commenting on her own...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... permission of a lawful sovereign legitimized activities that would otherwise have been considered piratical. The creation of a license to plunder was considered a necessary evil by cash-strapped states involved in maritime warfare on both sides of the Atlantic. This activity also occasioned certain risks for...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... pédéraste” (a thief, a traitor, and a homosexual), and in living “Evil unto death.” To live Evil unto death ( vivre le Mal jusqu'á la mort ), Genet explains, Means living Evil in such a way that you are not recuperated by the social forces that symbolize good. I didn't mean living Evil unto my own...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... temporally. Spero explained her methods and the development of condensed imagery: In the War Series angry screaming heads in clouds of bombs spew and vomit poison onto the victims below. The bomb was the first image, thinking about Vietnam and how I could express this evil . . . Phallic tongues emerge...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 311–320.
Published: 01 July 2011
... simplistic accounts of computer code's illegibility to human users. This is followed by an essay on the glitch in digital music by Steve Goodman which provides a further perspective on the productive potential of the digital anomaly. Finally, Matthew Fuller and Andrew Goffey's “Towards and Evil Media Studies...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... evil” ( Bush 2002 ) – an axis which was soon expanded to include Cuba, Libya, and Syria. 3 Similarly, in 2002, Cherie Blair, the human rights lawyer and wife of the then British Prime Minster, was made to apologize for saying that “as long as young people [in Palestine] feel they have got no hope...