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Bodies in Revolt

This space was something that was inevitable.

  • Thought, Disability, and Refusal
    Risks and Boundaries There is a vital, deeply political, aberrant movement called for in Difference & Repetition that is, in a certain sense, a metaphysical revolutionary gambit. It is the destruction of the dogmatic image of thought which presupposes its own foundational principles. Attempting to apprehend thought outside of this doxa, to move away fromContinue reading “Thought, Disability, and Refusal”
  • Writhe, Moan
    We are so terribly ill. Our ailment is enervating, though we are astir. It leaves us completely constricted, but perpetually frenzied and almost always restless. We do everything and go nowhere, do nothing and go everywhere. The tissue of our bodies tenses up and loosens exactly as expected. A refined symptom, to be sure. Though,Continue reading “Writhe, Moan”
  • The Echoes of Utility and the Rumblings of Disability
    The Weight of a Canon: While the likes of Mill and Bentham were erecting moral schemata, governments of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries were using these same constructions of utility and value to discipline and organize populations. However, there were key operative distinctions. The maximization of utility did not come down to examining relationsContinue reading “The Echoes of Utility and the Rumblings of Disability”
  • A Brief Note on the Confession
    (this is a reworked section of a larger piece) Confessions of the Self in Butler’s Reading of Foucault: Judith Butler, in their beautifully written Giving an Account of Oneself, posits that Foucault changed his political tune between volume 1 of his History of Sexuality and volume 3. “In the last years of his life, FoucaultContinue reading “A Brief Note on the Confession”

About Me

Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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