I was in Berlin last month for a short trip. Plenty of things to love and think about, but since I discussed this thought with a couple of friends after returning it is the one that has stuck around. Perhaps it’s paradoxical that the more people die and suffer, the less human they become. Recent… Read More Words


A couple of weeks ago I read bits of Sara Ahmed’s Cultural Politics of Emotion. It reactivated all the peeves I have with theory texts, but that’s a reflection for another day. On the other hand I liked these passages: (from the article “The Contigency of Pain” but more or less reproduced in the book)… Read More Pain