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Political Syntax I: Mythical and Legal Declaratives

The most exemplary declarative probably issues from the ideal court when it simply declares what the law is: “statute x violates the First Amendment”; “y has no standing to speak here”; “fact z is legally irrelevant”; etc. Such sentences sustain a world comprised solely of utterances governed by rules of internal coherence; they are […]

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The Global Civil War of Position

Assume, as per the Girardian account of human origin, that there can be no originary scene without a scapegoat; further assume, contra Girard, that the crucifixion of Jesus was just one more in a long series of scapegoatings, resolving nothing but rather making the process even more insidious because the victim in this case […]

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