Re: Forgetting

hjmartin (hatch@RICHMOND.INFI.NET)
Fri, 3 Nov 1995 14:06:26 -0500

Matt Tomaso wrote:

>John McCreery wrote:
>>Why invoke "millenial reaction" (sounds like phlogiston to me), when
>>the logic of late capitalism offers a more systemic explanation.
>Thanks, John, - for providing a bit more perspective and grounding for what
>appears to be both a millenial reaction and a profit motive (as in, not just
>one or the other). My choice of words was intended to point out that there
>are emotive and spiritual attachments to these generally mimetic-capital
>oriented phenomena as well. This, I think, has something to do with the
>consumers' situatedness in particular historic moments with particular
>associated ideologies (speaking for myself, that is).
>Matt Tomaso.
>Anthropology. University of Texas at Austin.
>Phone/Fax 512-453-6256
Huh? (speaking for myself, that is).


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