All things related to communication in a very broad sense. Things posted in this category may be related to mass media but are certainly not related to it. In a more general meaning, communication is the process by which things come into relation with one another. It also has a lot to do with the concept of community, with the idea of gift and debt and, last but not least, with phenomena related to separation and destruction (as a side effect of the coming-together which is usually associated with communication).
Allow me after what I have to say next to leave you, as a means to emphasize that Heidegger’s irreparable fault lies in his silence concerning the Final Solution. This silence, or his refusal, when confronted by Paul Celan, to ask forgiveness for the unforgivable, was a denial that plunged Celan into despair and made […]
Le monde est là de toutes parts, et le monde de toutes parts se donne à sentir comme ses couleurs, ses odeurs, ses saveurs, ses bruits, ses présences, ses éloignements, ses distances, ses volumes, ses pressions, les relâchements de ces pressions, ses blessures, ses coupures… son râpeux, son tendre, son mou, son dur… ce qui […]
☛ Maison de l’architecture du Québec: Ils habitaient Moisie… by Olivier Blouin, 2011. Used with permission. © Olivier Blouin. Pointe de Moisie is located at the mouth of the Moisie River, some 20 km east of the city of Sept-Îles, in the province of Quebec, Canada (see Google Maps). The site used to host a […]
Thus also the city-state is prior in nature to the household and to each of us individually. For the whole must necessarily be prior to the part; since when the whole body is destroyed, foot or hand will not exist except in an equivocal sense, like the sense in which one speaks of a hand […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on August 18, 2014 ― Published in Communication | Tagged: animal, Aristotle, city, coexistence, community, crowd, fellowship, fragment, Francis Bacon, god, individual, love, part, politics, solitude, state, whole