Monthly Archives: May 2013

Quote from Felix Guattari on the evolution of repressive societies

I am writing an article arguing that it is misleading to speak of neoliberalism or democracy in order to characterize contemporary society. This quote from Felix Guattari sums up some aspects of what is bothering me about the world we … Continue reading

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Giorgio Agamben quote from The Coming Community

English translation: „The novelty of the coming politics is that it will no longer be a struggle for the conquest or control of the State, but a struggle between the State and the non-State (humanity), an insurmountable disjunction between whatever … Continue reading

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Schopenhauer über Musik

“so ist die Musik, da sie die Ideen übergeht, auch von der erscheinenden Welt ganz unabhängig, ignorirt sie schlechthin, könnte gewissermaaßen, auch wenn die Welt gar nicht wäre, doch bestehn: was von den anderen Künsten sich nicht sagen läßt. Die … Continue reading

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summer 2013 plans

So, after exactly 8 months on the road and having visited 11 countries on 4 continents I will be back in my home base Berne, Switzerland next week. Can’t wait to see family and friends again… and to mix music … Continue reading

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Giorgio Agamben, The Church and the Kingdom

I am currently preparing an abstract on Agamben’s messianism for this conference: http://holylit.wordpress.com/2013/03/18/call-for-papers-on-messianism/ So far I have read The Time That Remains (the main work presenting his theses on this subject, based on a close reading of the first ten … Continue reading

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