There is a fallacious claim made by many a corporate TV journalist that he or she is in the business of seeking the truth to the best of his or her ability. Moreover, we are told that after careful fact checking and deliberation with his or her colleagues, this “best version of truth” is presented […]
Month: March 2011
SOME NOTES ON ETHICS
1. Ethics is an important branch of philosophy. Ethics is part and parcel to Moral Philosophy. This type of philosophy is concerned with questions such as following: What should we do? How should we organize society? What is right? How should we understand the idea of justice? On what basis can we choose between different […]
WHAT IS POETRY?
Poetry saves us when prose fails us Poetry is success at communicative action Poetry is democratic Poetry is egalitarian Poetry is poetic Poetry is liquid Poetry is soul making Poetry reveals the truth about the other That the other is the self and the self is the other unmasked Poetry is passion of existentialist living
THE AMAZING 1970s IN AMERICAN CINEMA
The Amazing 1970s The prolific period from the tail end of 1960s to the end of 1970s, which I will call the 1970s, is an anomaly in mainstream American cinema. Partly due to the cultural success of television, bringing realism to American living rooms, the financial success of films like Easy Rider (1969) and Arthur Penn’s […]