reductive and misanthropic

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    The Front

    Since Stan is promising to show us his rosy cheeks soon, I think it's time to talk about the front, the face. The front stage of social life, the space where so much of dramatic action occurs. The public persona, the mask. And of course any other meanings/resonances of the front. The front...
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    Games People Play

    Not the book, the concept. You see thoughts about this in: Schelling, Goffman, Garfinkel; Gossip Girl, Jane Austen; Eric Berne, @Woebot's Retreat (has a chapter on games), Timothy Leary, Leonard Cohen's Favourite Game. Wittgenstein's & Lyotard's language games. Sontag, in "Aesthetics of...