the unreachable barrier between I and not-I

Why Are Historians So Afraid of Fucking?

sound and footage of an underwater bomb test conducted in Bikini Atoll in 1946 

1. The system reproduces its existence because it goes unrecognized.
2. The system brings about, through the reproduction of its existence, an effect of misrecognition.

—Ranciere, Jacques, The Ignorant Schoolmaster, 1991, ‘Introduction’ p.xi-ii (via fuckyeahdialectics)

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot (via feellng)

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We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinion, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.

—George Bernard Shaw (via itsquoted)