The automation of knowledge work
I know how to use Word and Excel.
Also, we ask that our American posters refrain from posting about US Bourgeois politics. The rest of the world really doesn’t care that much.
Before my son came out to me as gay, I’ll admit that, while I didn’t think about the issue of gay rights very much, it was not something I supported. If anything, my own stance on the issue was probably influenced by a faith-based approach rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
Today, the Supreme Court will likely not approve the legalization of same-sex marriage on a national basis. And that’s okay.
Proponents of LGBT marriage and their critics within the LGBT movement are often at each other’s throats. But I have a proposal for them to stop kamikaze attacking each other and instead unite for a common cause:
1) We all agree that same-sex marriage should be legal;
2) We all know and understand that this will happen eventually, and probably pretty soon;
3) We all know that until it does, there will be an unprecedented opportunity to highlight LGBT issues related to same-sex marriage; and therefore,
4) we all agree that, moving forward, as many links as possible should be drawn to other social justice movements that affect our communities. For example, for single-payer health care. For transgender rights. For ending the prison industrial complex. For all the things that we want. We want people to be talking about things, because the fight doesn’t end with same sex marriage; it only begins…
It’s hard to say what’s more remarkable: that the so-called father of deconstruction was already hatching his apostasy while just barely out of his teens, or that the undertaking involved so much suffering. Peeters’ Derrida is a nervous wreck: “a fragile and tormented man,” prone to nausea, insomnia, exhaustion, and despair.