File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2003/lyotard.0302, message 149


Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 12:59:19 -0500
Subject: Re: terms


Steve,

The Haraway take precisely abandons the security of a clear-cut
human-animal divide that would justify such use. The cyborg is
all about "leaky boundaries." Nothing is more fundamental to
Haraway's approach. This is clear in the "Manifesto" and even
more so in later work.

-shawn

steve.devos-AT-krokodile.co.uk wrote:

> Geoff
>
> A bit excessive and unnecessary. Using chickens in a sacrifical sense does
> not require Haraway, rather the Haraway take (Cyborg Chickens) would surely
> continue to extend the 'right of humans' to use the chickens as they see fit...
>
> A continuation of the tradition founded at the time of the neolithic
> industrial revolution or before perhaps.
>
> regards
> steve
>
> >
> > Quoting Eric <ericandmary-AT-earthlink.net>:
> >
> >
> >> I sometimes feel like a canary inside a golden cage trapped inside a
> >> coal mine.  In times like these, every song echoes death.
> >>
> >> eric
> >
> > This is a wild tangent, but I heard on NPR how the US tanks in Iraq are
> > being  outfitted with live chickens in the event of a biological
> > attack.  It's called  Project K.F.C., though I can't recall what it
> > stands for.
> >
> > These chicken-canaries,
> > caged to tanks,
> > bound for the Iraqi a coal mine.
> >
> > ...can we, following Donna Haraway's lead towards the OncoMouse, regard
> > these  strapped birds as a shared flesh?
> >
> > geof


   

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