Saturday, December 3, 2011

Extraordinary Discourse 045

Nuggets At Play From Books And Radio

From women at work through the last trumpet to the wheel of meat, and more!

Helpful Hints for radicals, intellectuals, strangers, artists, dreamers, readers, writers, speakers, activists, pacifists, fools, and professors.

I could tell you that these things were trails to be followed, that it didn't matter where they led, or even that the one thing that did matter was that they didn't lead anywhere, or at least not in some predetermined direction. I could say they were like an outline for something. It's up to you to go on with them or to go off on a tangent; and it's up to me to pursue them or give them a different configuration. And then, we--you or I--could see what could be done with these fragments.
Michel Foucault, from a lecture at the Coll├Ęge de France, 7 January 1976, in Society Must Be Defended, trans. David Macey