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There emerged only one word, like a message written with invisible ink, ready to appear on the page when the right chemical is added; and that word is power — Michel Foucault
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    Private Authorship

    The emergence of the self-constituting subject is one of the least understood movements of the modern era — something ideologues always equate to a challenge to central authority.

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    Globalization as governance

    Globalization is not in tension with governance. Each is the logic of the other. This equivalence lies deep within the genealogy of the modern state.

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    The Illusion of Liberation

    While space in the modern era has opened up, giving an illusion of freedom, time and pace have closed in on animal man, constituting foundations of a new general confinement.

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    The Calm Before the Storm

    Before animal man could be set into motion, he first had to learn the discipline of stillness. The regularization of human populations readied them for dromocratic society.

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Furthering political understanding through analysis of power and power relations.

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The State, the world and the human animal, in history and the present.

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  • The field is resonant frequencies — trillions in a square inch, rotating on near infinite axes as single frequencies interact, adapt, are assimilated or assimilate.

  • As a world phenomenon, what is at stake in globalism — no less — is the ascent to dominance of the State as Being on the landscape that we compose, as the plane of becoming.

  • The emergence of the self-constituting subject is one of the least understood movements of the modern era — something ideologues always equate to a challenge to central authority.

  • Globalization is not in tension with governance. Each is the logic of the other. This equivalence lies deep within the genealogy of the modern state.

  • While space in the modern era has opened up, giving an illusion of freedom, time and pace have closed in on animal man, constituting foundations of a new general confinement.

  • Before animal man could be set into motion, he first had to learn the discipline of stillness. The regularization of human populations readied them for dromocratic society.

Quotations
  • I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.

    — Michel Foucault

  • I dream of the intellectual destroyer of evidence and universalities, the one who, in the inertias and constraints of the present, locates and marks the weak points, the openings, the lines of force, who incessantly displaces himself, doesn’t know exactly where he is heading nor what he’ll think tomorrow because he is too attentive to the present.

    — Michel Foucault

  • Governing people, in the broad sense of the word, is not a way to force people to do what the governor wants; it is always a versatile equilibrium, with complementarity and conflicts between techniques which assure coercion and processes through which the self is constructed or modified by himself.

    — Michel Foucault

  • I do not conduct my analyses in order to say: this is how things are, look how trapped you are. I say certain things only to the extent to which I see them as capable of permitting the transformation of reality.

    — Michel Foucault