Friday, January 16, 2009
I'm encouraged to write more, while reading Edward Said's essay on "Orientalism." When one writes, with it, he (the writer) brings his, not just perspective; but, a psychology as well. One has to be cognizant of where he's at psychologically; and work towards dislodging the myths or Occident influence...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
I'm getting familiar with the Enterprise of Post-Colonialism. The dynamics of economics, culture, and psychology. As Edward Said would coin "the voyage in" versus "out." Being cognizant of this air of being above. Knowing the "Other." As Foucault would express the knowing/power/pleasure; but what is the manichean experience?