Friday, June 14, 2013

What Is the Light at the End of the Tunnel?

“False consciousness.” - Adorno

“The Chinese dream!” – Xi Jinping

"A book deal." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“A fucking awesome statue of me.” – Recep Erdoğan

“Somewhere in Russia.” – Bashar al-Assad

“Damascus, Lawrence, Damascus!” – John McCain

“A rave in Ibiza.” – Prince Harry

“Jazz!” - Wynton Marsalis

“A feeding tube.” – a Guantanamo Bay detainee

“But a memory.” – Barack Obama

“Nothing as bright as I thought.” – Edward Snowden

“YOU CAN SEE IT TOO?!” – Bradley Manning

“Mine.” – Google

“Sex, I hope.” – puberty

“College.” – a high schooler

“Default.” – a college student

“Graduate school.” – the precariat

“Teaching high school.” – a graduate student, if s/he’s lucky

“It has gone out for ever.” – a teacher

“It’s all around us, baby! I’m having a great time!” – Bill Clinton

“Hell.” – the Editors

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