critical disposition is the new aesthetic disposition
"Like the aesthetic disposition, this new critical disposition is founded upon a distinct set of rules for both interpreting and judging culture. However, whereas the aesthetic disposition attends to form and expression, the critical disposition encounters texts in terms of their politics: their entanglement in wider structures of power." - Nicholas Holm, 2019
I wish all my bubble would read this text and then read Bourdieu as well to understand that when they speak and write about power, complexity, intersections, they're not doing activism but just engaging in a game of cultural positioning. More: the very word 'activist' is now a positional token.
I did place some holds at the library though 🤷♀️
tl;dr policy makers could not agree or come up with a coherent or effective way to tackle inflation. Even when things eventually normalized, no one could agree on why.
This book really shows that the UK government in the 1970s really had no idea how to deal with inflation:
They were just trying all kinds of stuff and hoping for the best. Not reassuring 🙄
maybe the problem with ALA is that they try to please everyone 🤔
I don't remember ever tasting ear wax, but I must have at some point, because this tea made me think "yep, ear wax" 🤷
I'm tempted to just take a screen capture, but what's the copyright argument against this being public domain?