A discussion on Binary perceptions of difference in historical texts and personal history
Personally, I did not find binaries helpful, the binaries of ‘black’ and ‘white’, and ‘male’ and ‘female’ seem to me to be tools of segregation.
time moves forward, doesn’t it?
I was reminded today, as I read for my MA in creative writing, that I used to distrust that sentence, ‘A story must have a beginning, a middle and an end’ repeated to me by my English teacher.
On Friday evening, I listened to the end of A Point of View; Will Self pontificating about the pointlessness of theory and its uses in the humanities, and the pointlessness of academic interrogation, culminating in his usual polemic stance, which is currently anti-humanties; he literally rubbished them; this is ironic, since virtually everybody is writing;Continue reading “Finished Essay – The Age of the Imagination? Past and Future Dissolved? Post truth Truth; Should I be incensed? Or is this a case of “a little knowledge being a dangerous thing”? – partly a response to Will Self’s deriding humanities on A Point of View @radio4 #humanities #theory – work in progress #Mental Health”