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Letters regarding themes of terror and repression

In the following two letters, I give my thoughts on the work of two separate parties. The first gave a lecture in regards to how meaning could be found through the terror of death. The second party is a group of separate artists, who presented their works together at 'The Working Life' exhibition in Brisbane. ______... (more)

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From Economic Growth to Economic Maintenance - Part One

Today we have a big problem: we’ve become too successful for own good. Our economy is increasingly becoming this charging, careering train, and we feel as though this is the only option we have. Yes, economic growth. Charging ahead at full steam. Build, build, build! Skyscrapers to the sky. Dig the Earth as fast a... (more)

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The Symbolic against the Material; Man against the Machine

Work is boring, and that’s why we are the way we are. We have both a material self and a symbolic self. On one hand, we’re connected to the material realities of existence with a ball and chain. We are these smelly, needy animals. We live to gratify our material needs, in order to fulfil our two biological purpo... (more)

+Tim Horgan