File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0107, message 169


Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 18:39:31 -0700
Subject: Re: YAY more ethics of Other!


No but I would  be interested in them.



Glen Fuller wrote:

> Hey Sissy( and I suppose Steve, and everyone else!),
>
> Sissy were you around when there was a discussion on the list (this list)
> about ethics and the Other, and authentic speaking positions regarding
> notions of victimhood?
> Steve do you remember those posts regarding the ethics of the Other that
> precipitated discussion about Badiou, I think I was engaging Hugh?
>
> Yep,
> Glen.
>
> PS The above is in regards to the below, specifically the line about being
> in a privileged position.
>
> >Unfortunately in the hands of professional psychologists who are still
> >for the large part dismissive of their own positions of power as holding
> >any significance or importance to examine, the continuance of notions
> >of expertise and the development of paralogy as a technique to
> >practice upon consumers without their collaboration on it's development,
> >and all of its demonstrations point to and demonstrate it's failing at
> >bringing possibilities of just politics.  I also have to wonder what
> >someone who by their own position is not a person of color, is not
> >a glbt, is not a consumer, is not uneducated can bring to the understanding
> >of just politics when what is just is determined solely by such a position.
> >What would someone really KNOW about just politics when they aren't
> >effected by unjust politics by their very privileged position.
> >
> >
> >Lois Shawver wrote:
> >On another note, to all of you, and especially you, Eric, but you, too,
> >
> > >   In my reading "paralogy" remains in a new form in his later writing,
> >not
> > >
> > > often, but here and there, and it continues to be a spark of hope and
> > > even enchantment (arguably an enlightenment enchantment) with the
> > > possibilities for a just politics.
> > >
> >
> > >
> > > Best wishes,
> > > ..Lois Shawver
> >
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