“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Monday, June 2, 2014


I couldn't post this because I was really busy getting the Wellek Lectures together. But this is, as we all know already, the terrain on which all kinds of political struggles have taken and will take place. It's just that journalists are now in the hot water that activists have been in for ages.

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