"Suppression and deception are the attributes that allow for this society’s existence; it could not exist without lies."
Ai Weiwei | Sep 27
The use of the couch in psychoanalysis evolved in part from traditions of sanatorium- and asylum-based somatic therapies.
Nathan Kravis | Sep 23
The founding co-organizer of Miss Read and editor of "Publishing Manifestos" surveys the vibrant landscape of art book publishing.
Victoria Hindley | Sep 18
One of the first two African-American women to earn a degree from MIT, Rudd was also a founding member of the Black Students' Union.
Jennifer N. Rudd | Sep 15
"I think it’s important for people to have a sense of history, of where they came from and the people who came before them."
W. Ahmad Salih | Sep 15
We must explore our role and leave a legacy so that future generations can relate to our hopes and disappointments, our struggles and achievements.
Clarence G. Williams | Sep 15
A sample of Žižek's jokes, on subjects ranging from the illusion of freedom to fantasmatic identification.
Slavoj Žižek | Aug 22
Literary utopias can provoke our critical faculties and open our minds to imaginative — and transformative — ideas.
Nick Montfort | Jul 25
A century after the arrival of commercial neon signs, they have become a metaphor for our simplistic, slogan-obsessed culture.
Luis de Miranda | Jul 15
“You are not Proust. Do not write long sentences.”
Umberto Eco | Jul 8