“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

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Contrasts between Shaviro and Harman via Whitehead

Stasis has a bad rap

Graham Harman linked to this, which I'm finding very clarifying. It's a funny sychronicity actually. I started writing Realist Magic and had just gotten to a section where I was arguing how the “nothing underneath objects” requirement of OOO positively guarantees novelty.

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