Every orientation presupposes a disorientation.

— Hans Magnus Enzensberger

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Culture is a little like dropping an Alka- Seltzer into a glass- you don't see it, but somehow it does something


A pathological business, writing, don't you think? Just look what a writer actually does: all that unnatural tense squatting and hunching, all those rituals: pathological!


Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.


The reality in which a camera turns up is always posed, e.g., the moon landing.

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