Tag: epistemology

  • To be or not to be a man

    When Shakespeare’s Hamlet asks to be or not be it is as part of a drama about the entanglement between politics and personal lived experience. When we use a categorising word, usually a noun, we imply we know something about what we are speaking of. For example if I were talking about my brother I […]

    To be or not to be a man
  • Post-Truth and why its not all Bollocks

    I am speaking to an acquaintance in the crumbling posterior of a pub when it occurs to me that the post-truth monologue coming at me is an attempt at grasping what is beyond their realm of ‘the known’. Instead of post-truth being some sort of contemporary phenomenon of talking political shit, the ‘post’ in post-truth […]

    Post-Truth and why its not all Bollocks