Wednesday, October 08, 2008

I'm more pissed off—disgusted—by people who lie to themselves than I am by those who only lie to others. Choosing to lie is an acknowledgment of responsibility; lack of self-knowledge is beginning of the end of it. 

Apropos contemporary American politics and social life, and other things:
Robert Pippen, "Authenticity in Painting: Remarks on Michael Fried’s Art History" PDF.
Michael Fried, "Jeff Wall, Wittgenstein, and the Everyday" PDF


I hadn't read Arendt on the politics and truth.

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