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Self-Radicalized?

Whenever there is a “terrorist” attack by anyone who identifies as Muslim, the first tendency of the press is to blame some reified, monolitic “Islam” for the event. By contrast, when there is a mass shooting by a white man … Continue reading

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On “Individualism”

In The Society of Individuals, Norbert Elias writes, At present words such as “individual,” “society,” “personality,” “collective,” being ideological weapons in the power struggle of various parties and states, are so permeated with emotive content that it is difficult to extricate their … Continue reading

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