Philosopher King or Junzi (“君子”): Platonic or Confucian; who’s leader leads? _ Abstract: The following Article represents a prolonged reading and re-thinking of the merits of the political leaders of antiquity. Asking the question: whose leader leads? I am comparing the Confucian concept of leader the Junzi translated into English as ‘exemplary individual’ who […]Read more "(“君子”)"
Crappy Coinage . My penny’s worth. But a week or […]Read more "CC"
Philosophy @Leuven in Belgium; & a Necro-psychoanalyst The following is a quick and too speedy review of the writings of some of the wonderful individuals I studied with in Leuven. Each person’s paper’s topic will be briefly explored; its ideas summarized and elaborated on so as to share and place this interestingly informed information into […]Read more "Papers From My Peer’s"
Two Bens:Two Artists Using Japan for Inspiration. (Benjamin Bardou’s ‘Tokyo Wanderings’, and Ben Jeans Houghton’s film ‘2nd Life’.) [Ben J. Houghton’s film ‘2nd Life’ was exhibited at Bloc Projects in Sheffield.] The French artist Benjamin Bardou’s work is a visual feast at first sighting on Instagram one was hooked asking what is this new glitchy […]Read more "2 x B"
PH (2017) The Nøtel: Lobby Welcome to the Nøtel your stay here will be more than comfortable as there are no human guests. This is a Hotel like no other, it has been built by future Chinese multi-billionaires in a manner that was imagined, and simulated in a computed architectural space. It’s origins are also […]Read more "The Nøtel: The Architecture of Acceleration"
_ (Paul Harrison) Throughout history there is a reoccurring pattern when it comes to revolution. If you observe the specific contexts of the revolutions that have taken place in many countries: Britain, France, Haiti, Russia, and China. Did they all happen because of an external influence? And, to what extent is this a component part […]Read more "Revolution From the khōra: Power From the Outside"
_________________________________________ Paul Harrison (2018) __________________ “La tay pour seul à part Pour les croyants, les vaillants Qui ont peu de culture, immatures Élevés au riz, au couscous, aux coups de ceinture A la classe ouvrière Les darons éboueurs Daronnes qui taffent dans les travaux sanitaires Dans la douleur Pour les pucelles” […]Read more "The Committee’s Invisibility: Is Insurrection the language of communes?"