lorraine

Culture projects devices by which massive classes of information are organized and managed; it invents classes (tropes, races, archetypes, stereotypes). The tools are often so powerfully effective – make life so easy, provide predictability, increase imaginative efficiency – that we consent to serve devices rather than reality, working for their preservation, bringing them into our bodies. Freeing ourselves from language can purge devices temporarily, permitting the godsend of inefficiency…

 

This comes from some big speeches in Hansberry’s Les Blancs

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