Liz Magic Laser and Thomas Hirschhorn

Liz Magic Laser offers exaggerated transformation of authoritarian powers into mundane, everyday behaviors.

We’re all sheep.

This sort of assertion is not deprecating nor dismissive of individuality. There’s power in the oneness of the human, necessarily communality, lack of inherently hierarchical systems.

The discussion regarding Thomas Hirschhorn’s “Everyone is an intellectual” was especially pressing to me. Issues of intellectual elitism vs. the universal potency of education. This claim, while attempting to socially equate individuals, also potentially posits intellectualism as the ultimate power as well as making a dangerous claim dismissing individual obstacles.

 

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