Speeches are like correspondence in a way. You are basically putting the same steps into writing a letter only the writer and the speaker become the same. Also it doesn’t … Continue readingCorrespondence and speeches
Yet another similarity between Foucault and Dungeons and Dragons, is their similar approach to the notebook/journal. In “Self Writing” Foucault says that writing takes the place of another, and serves … Continue readingThe Adventuring Journal
I’m a recent dungeons and dragons game I played in, our party had run into a hermit. Ironically, this game took place the same day we had discussed self writing … Continue readingThe Hermit
In Self-Writing Foucault says “what others are to the ascetic in a community, the notebook is to the recluse”. Myself being one of the recluses he has described, I can … Continue readingSelf-Writing = Self-Thinking
In high school I had a physics teacher show me a movie called Mindwalk. It is a really old movie about a book which discusses something called the systems theory. … Continue readingMindwalk
I’m interested in the fact that Hooks describes Theory as the healing for her pain at the start of the chapter. How exactly does one hurt in order for theory … Continue readingTheory as Healing?
So my friends the other day were talking about something called collective consciousness. It’s the idea that all thoughts are not individual things, but rather the individual conscious person is … Continue readingCollective Conscious
In a world where education does not live to its own standards, people become ignorant. I think Hooks’ model classroom is an ideal that all educated members of society can … Continue readingHooks’ Classroom
So comparing the two installments on gender theory to another theory I read known as the systems theory, I noticed that both later installments are able to address counter argument … Continue readingCommentary = Clarity?
I think it is reasonable to agree with all of Butler’s points about gender being a performance. If one is to be male, what does that mean? and if one … Continue readingGender Performance