"The sovereignty you have over your work will inspire far more people than the actual content ever will." - Gaping Void
When Tunisia announced that it was free, Mrs Hillary Clinton was silent. It was the crackpot President of Iran who said that he was happy to see a free country. Why was this?
Robert Fisk's piece is profoundly disturbing, and if it's possible I mean that in a good way. I recognize that the Palestine Papers are not WikiLeaks, but there's something that Slavoj Zizek observes about WikiLeaks that holds up in Fisk's piece too: "The real disturbance was at the level of appearances: we can no longer pretend we don’t know what everyone knows we know. This is the paradox of public space: even if everyone knows an unpleasant fact, saying it in public changes everything."The most disturbing thing is Fisk's observation: "We do not know what comes next."
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