"We're history's actors" (via Christina Zück: Defence Phase II Karachi)

A quote from "Cloning Terror" by W. J. T. Mitchell: "All metaphors and images are, in a fairly straightforward sense, "errors". A metaphor is, from the standpoint of logic, a category mistake, and an image is a simulation, an imitation, not the real thing. Thus a war on terror makes about as much sense as a "war on nervousness"; it is a literal impossibility. And yet it undeniably became a material, historical actuality in the first decade of the … Read More

via Christina Zück: Defence Phase II Karachi

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