If not capital

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to present at a student panel held as part of Summer Writing Program at Naropa University, Boulder, CO. The week's theme was "If not capital: the other side of forest." Although the panel was video recorded and archived, I'm also sharing my script here (I'm terrible at improvising & … Continue reading If not capital

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“I feel for objects that have lost their function.”

I used to hate cigarettes; I used to believe there was always someone watching me; I used to memorize phone numbers; I used to read the same books over and over; I used to believe I could read every single book in the world before I die; I used to believe I could walk on … Continue reading “I feel for objects that have lost their function.”

Rant about awkwardness

Onto-something. Ontology of becomings rather than (fixed) beings. Protean self. What is self other than relations (including negations and dispositions that are dependent on already existing language and semantics—Descartes thought in French). It is an illusion, the binary between the body and the consciousness. It is an illusion that there is linear time, like space … Continue reading Rant about awkwardness

Qualitative, Not Quantitative

I didn’t see what happened; the next moment the cup was shattered in pieces on the ground, hot tea dripping from our skirts. The little girl who smashed it out of Hannah’s hand hid behind her teacher, looking terrified by her own act. The teacher said it happened sometimes. “It’s okay, it’s alright,” we smiled … Continue reading Qualitative, Not Quantitative