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"Work that panoptic sensibility. Work it!" - De File
Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
cbertsch
cbertsch
"Work that panoptic sensibility. Work it!"
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pissang From: pissang Date: January 24th, 2005 01:23 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Do you think that if the dude who actually invented the panopticon were alive, he'd be pissed that Foucault gets all the credit?
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: January 24th, 2005 02:21 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Bentham? I suspect he'd be making top dollar at some secretive neocon thinktank. Maybe he'd write nasty op eds about French theory. No, that's too uncharitable. Bentham was a "progressive," according to the logic of his era. Of course, you could make a good case for President Bush being one in ours.
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