Author Archives: Thomas Debow

The (R)evolutionary Power of the Web of Interconnectivity

Naomi Klein’s talk on “The (R)evolutionary Power of Climate Change” dealt with how our collective capitalistic ideology has led to the current climate changes, and will eventually lead to the destruction of the planet Earth. We are faced with the … Continue reading

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The Treatment of Women, as told by Mill and Browning

Something that struck me from the readings was the generally progressive view of women, particularly in Robert Browning’s “My last Duchess,” as well as in John Stewart Mill’s “On Liberty.” At a time when women were still thought of as … Continue reading

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Betteredge is Living a Lie! (according to Jameson)

When reading the first section of Wilkie Collins’ “The Moonstone” I was reminded of Jameson’s text, “Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism,” and his idea that individual experiences are “lies.” He says, essentially, that while people know what … Continue reading

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