The Fantasy of Self-Forgiveness

Posted on January 4, 2021
Image: Scene from Boris Eifman’s ballet of The Brothers Karamazov (2019).

We need to preserve a distinction between recognizing our transgressions and resolving to change, on one hand, and imagining that we can forgive ourselves, on the other.

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Is Trumpism Marxism?

Posted on January 14, 2021
Image: Karl Marx, public domain; President Donald Trump/Montinique Monroe/Getty Images.

On the dangerous absurdity of political caricature.

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