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Apr
03

The Fragile Fight for Democracy

Recently I have been doing studies on revolutions and struggles for democracy in history. One such crucial site of struggle among many others was the 1936-1939 Spanish Civil War in which two sides fought each other. One side was loyal to democracy (Second Spanish Republic) and the other side was led by the fascists via […]

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Mar
26

Free Deleuze Lecture on Becoming-Active 3rd April

An Outline of the Free Deleuze Lecture on 3rd April on Becoming-Active By Keith W Faulkner, Professor at The Global Center for Advanced Studies My first thesis is that becoming-active is not a matter of choice or of will power, but of a change in the manner of thinking-feeling to expressionism. 1. Expressionism is the […]

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Mar
24

The Best War is Fought When No One Knows About It

The best kind of scheme is one that no one realizes is happening. A scheme is a trick that gets played out in a way that when it’s truth emerges it’s too late to stop. Schemes only work if they are schemes produced and created behind dark and secretively doors that only a very few […]

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Mar
20

GCAS Forging New Horizons in Democratic Education

The term “democracy” is consistently abused for purposes that have more to do with breaking the bonds of humans in order to contain them within a framework of obedience, consciously and unconsciously. On the surface, democracy is used as a “pleasure-word” that triggers an immediate, unreflective acceptance of what comes after. For example, you might […]

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Mar
15

Deleuze’s Two Bodies

“I don’t want to be imagined as having a body,” I was trying to explain to a friend why I don’t like to have my picture taken. She replied, “You should want to be embodied,” trying to explain some phenomenological point about the mind being in a body. This is just one of many instances […]

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Mar
12

A Tremor in Being–A Consciousness Awakening

A Tremor in Being the cold, ice mountain stands all is well on this side, this reality the logic of the world’s repeating commands we follow until the dust overtakes mortality and yet, far beneath this mountain cold a flame hotter than sun coils… toils…boils habits follow, making your bed, socks on, logics enfold and nothing […]

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Mar
11

What is it to have an idea in Deleuze?

“I, too, would like to pose some questions. Pose them to you and to myself.” I repeat these opening words from Deleuze’s “Having an Idea in Cinema.” But, today, I would like to pose the question, “What is it to have an idea in Deleuze?” If one wants to think in the manner of Deleuze, […]

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Mar
09

AMEU 4th international scientific conference: “ALL ABOUT PEOPLE”

GCAS is honored to be partnering with Alma Mater Europaea (AMEU). AMEU will be hosting the 4th international scientific conference under the title “ALL ABOUT PEOPLE: SOCIETY AND SCIENCE FOR INTEGRATED CARE OF PEOPLE”. The conference will be held between 10th and 12th March 2016 in Maribor under the patronage of the European Academy of Sciences […]

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