‘How Dumb You Look’ … ‘People Who Don’t Think Are Lazy and Fat’

People act like it’s a bad thing to think for yourself.  As if thinking is only for fat and lazy people who don’t want to get off their butt and do something.  As if thinking is doing nothing. But thinking is doing something.  Thinking is the definition of the thought process.  The thought process is … More ‘How Dumb You Look’ … ‘People Who Don’t Think Are Lazy and Fat’

Knowledge Is Power

Different social pathologies historically from different cultures around the world. Chinese – Confucius Southern European – Jesus Arab – Muhammad East Indian – Buddha Egyptian – Osiris Northern European – Norman Invasion Knowledge is power. Inspired by Foucault and his ‘discursive regularities’ found in The Archaeology of Knowledge, I have connected different social pathologies historically … More Knowledge Is Power

The Truth about Science

I am resting Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, and am picking back up The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge by Jean-Francois Lyotard. The following thoughts are inspired by Lyotard, pages 23-41, sections 7-11. Is scientific knowledge the metanarrative of narrative knowledge? Or is narrative knowledge the metanarrative of scientific knowledge? Because while explicitly stating the … More The Truth about Science