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    Default Breeding.

    The English obsession with dogs. Sculpting in flesh, the contours of temperment, the angle of the jaw, a certain sensibility. The long view.

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    enfolded into a higher order. Bred. For power bloc. Nation state so far but perhaps that time is over. Economic battery cell.

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    farming predates england

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    I have "natural authority" I was born with it. Why? What is it?

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    KING LEAR: What art thou?

    KENT: A very honest-hearted fellow, and as poor as the king.

    KING LEAR: If thou be as poor for a subject as he is for a king, thou art poor enough. What wouldst thou?

    KENT: Service.

    KING LEAR: Who wouldst thou serve?

    KENT: You.

    KING LEAR: Dost thou know me, fellow?

    KENT: No, sir; but you have that in your countenance which I would fain call master.

    KING LEAR: What’s that?

    KENT: Authority.

    — William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act I, Scene IV
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    lets do this

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    does it make sense to question wether "breeding" is a particularly "english" obsessions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vimothy View Post
    does it make sense to question wether "breeding" is a particularly "english" obsessions?
    Have you read Wild Bodies by Wyndham Lewis?

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    I sense you are homing in on something inessential. All ruling castes have an obsession with breeding. I don't say its peculiar to the English.

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    ok, but what is the "ontological" status of the english? do they exist? what does "breeding" actually produce?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vimothy View Post
    ok, but what is the "ontological" status of the english? do they exist? what does "breeding" actually produce?
    Good question

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    So what do you think Vimothy. I know what Twitter accounts you follow.

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    Give me something tangible.

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