Conservatives look back. Progressives look forward. That's how it used to be. These days I don't know where to look. In this untimely blog post I think even more disjointedly than usual about the politics of time, magick and Surrealism.
Surrealists are under surveillance. So is everyone else who uses email and other online channels that pass through the United States, from Yahoo groups to Blogspot sites, from Facebook to Hotmail. All of our communications through those channels are being intercepted, collected and stored by the US National Security Agency (NSA) as part of a … Continue reading No Place To Hide
We denounce capitalism… We reject everything that restrains the full realization of human life. This life is being stolen from us before we learn to know it. We only vaguely discern it through traces of freedom, beauty and excitement. (Stockholm Surrealist Group, The Scream In The Sack) In the beginning is the scream. We scream. … Continue reading Reading John Holloway
After Ilias Kasidiari, the Golden Dawn MP, hit her in the face during a live TV debate last week, Liana Kanelli told a BBC radio journalist: "It's the first time in front of so many witnesses that you see the snake coming out of the egg." We might leave aside for a moment Kanelli's own … Continue reading The Snake Coming Out Of The Egg
Leave everything. Leave Dada. Leave your wife, leave your mistress. Leave your hopes and fears. Drop your kids in the middle of nowhere. Leave the substance for the shadow. Leave behind, if need be, your comfortable life and promising future. Take to the highways. – André Breton, 1922 As far as I'm aware, so … Continue reading Leave Everything!