The melancholia of resistance: Tarantino’s eight film

by Sanjay Perera
This is not a review but more a critique of the film’s attempt to make an important statement on America’s history of violence, race relations, corruption, the viciousness of capitalism and, indeed, evil. Continue reading The melancholia of resistance: Tarantino’s eight film

ISIS and the instrumental rationality of its Apocalypse

by Sanjay Perera
This Ragnarök finale that ISIS is hung up on is in effect exemplary in its utilitarian approach of the ends justifies the means thinking that underlies the rationality of its Apocalypse. Continue reading ISIS and the instrumental rationality of its Apocalypse