SMF - Just Installed!
Started by droqen, October 13, 2021, 06:06:21 AM
QuoteWe still want to skip over the proverbial sidewalk.We still want to fashion the playgrounds that would lead us to novel experience.But we've convinced ourselves that we can't or shouldn't.
QuoteEventually, the ironic actor doesn't even know whether she is earnest or contemptuous. Irony becomes unstoppable, devouring everything it touches[..] Once ironized, things can safely disappear into the background[..] Irony has become ubiquitous party because it [..] spreads so rapidly, infecting everything.
QuoteHow meta drives arguments into black holes:Meta is off-topic.Meta breeds meta. • You can't contradict a meta statement without making another meta statement.Meta engages emotions. • Popper wants our ideas to die in our place. Meta wants to substitute us for our ideas, and less us die instead of them. • Meta changes the focus from the substance of what's being argued to attributes of the speaker or the nature of the discussion.
QuotePicture yourself having a go at someone- they begin meekly apologising to you- how does it make you feel?Consider- if you 'stand your ground' then you've shown that she can *be* angry at you without you falling to pieces i.e. you're emotionally reliable
Quote from: Play Anything, Bogost, p.100 ... but it's just quoting Miguel Sicart, haha"When we play," the play scholar Miguel Sicart summarizes, we "appropriate the world, we make it ours, we express ourselves in it, we make it personal."