Guest Post: A Hole In The Head Or, The Fetishism Of A Failed State

Guest Post: A Hole In The Head Or, The Fetishism Of A Failed State

Via Notes From Disgracedland’s Bjarne Knausgaard The society of the spectacle is turning into a soft version of the theater of cruelty, a burlesque of death with the globe as its stage (Jean Baudrillard) Trepanation is an ancient procedure, second oldest after circumcision, in which a hole is drilled into the skull. People have been doing it for thousands of years in order to relieve headaches, seizures and various mental disorders, or as a ritualistic practice in which the shamans, the king
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  1. Very interesting, and not inconsistent with Wolfgang Streeck’s analysis of what is going on in his book, “How Will Capitalism End?”

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