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Indhu Rajagopal, “Does the Internet shape a disciplinary society? The information-knowledge paradox”

Rajagopal’s essay considers the relationship between information and knowledge through a Foucauldian framework. This was a complex, dry argument, so I’m going to try to communicate what I understood, and what I might continue to think about. In the knowledge/power … Continue reading

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Groupthink Moral Absolutism

‘Okay, with that kind of thing, one of two things will eventually happen. First, we’ll realize that whatever behavior we’re talking about is so widespread and harmless that it needn’t be secret. If we demystify it, if we admit that … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed: “I Killed A Man”: What Happens When A Homicide Confession Goes Viral While I don’t have time to read this now, I’m putting it here for future reference. I think it may resonate interestingly with Foucault’s ideas about confession, discourse, … Continue reading

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