|Patrice Riemens on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:32:49 +0200 (CEST)|
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|Re: <nettime> Identity and difference|
It also epitomize the emptinesss of discussions of identity, this time illustrated by a member of Bilwet's famous, but totally vacuous phrase "rather a complex identity than an identity complex", completely overlooking that the latter is a consequence of the former, not its opposite.
Alterity is just as bad a carrier of progress as identity. This being said: The Winter Is Coming ... Cheers all the same, p+2D! On 2018-10-26 01:36, Johnatan Petterson wrote:
i have seen isabelle stengers in brussels in 1994 who was dissing "economy" as the "real enemy" of movements she was connected with. the leftish dream of labor never became aesthetic or economic, one does not contradict the other. on what basis would economy and aesthetic contradict one another? economy seems in ari's post like metric. spinoza seemed opposed to metric (measurement) in his quest for aesthetic freedom. how would you plug metrics into the aesthetic (creative) understanding ? Le ven. 26 oct. 2018 à 01:07, Alice Yang <email@example.com> a écrit :Identity politics _is_ class struggle. The nostalgic leftish dream of labor became aesthetic because it did not include women and the racially oppressed. On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 6:47 PM ari <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:The primacy of identity has transmorphed class struggle into ressentiment politics. Generation identity is the bastard child of the failed alterglobalisation movement. If at a time when poverty is the source of wealth you insist on denying the economy matters, you sure inhabit culture, but it's a culture of denial.-- Alice
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