I’m aware enough to recognize that I’m in the bubble. Trigger sensitive. One thing we sort of have to accept is a certain degree of political helplessness. Dewey. The price of temporality is contingency. We can be creators of the poem. We have to detach ourselves from the idea that we can sort of control the result. Nothing is historically inevitable. You throw yourself into the process and what does the process mean. The state of political discourse.
Partial transcription of a part of the Partially Examined Life podcast, episode 157, part 2.