Straight-talk is overrated, as Latour suggests. Truth has made us numb to speaking well about something. The anfractuous path reminds us to take things seriously in their own right, for they might teach us something. Truth is just a scheme forced on objects. In truth, things show us nothing, they just mouth what we knowContinue reading “Anfractuous”

Bait and Switch

The obscurantist elites… understood [long ago] that, if they wanted to survive in comfort, they had to stop pretending, even in their dreams, to share the earth with the rest of the world. Bruno Latour in Down to Earth Rockets and fireworks discharged, sending each on its course. One an escapist pipedream, another a fightContinue reading “Bait and Switch”