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Happiness is a risk that we must be ready to take

Happiness is a risk that we must be ready to take

19/02/2016

When philosophy takes happiness as one of its problems, it enters into conflict with the socially dominant view. Such as it was framed by the Sophists in Plato’s day, and such as it is framed by the magazines or the psychology manuals today.

10 Facts About Dada

10 Facts About Dada

20/01/2016

Dadaists would regularly fling open the doors of the local taverns, shout „Dada!” at the top of their voices, and disappear again as quickly as they had come.

Sound Poetry – A Survey

Sound Poetry – A Survey

14/01/2016

Sound Poetry is marked as much by its differences as its similarities. It is, above all, a practice of freedom. Most artists have entered the domain feeling consciously the current inadequacy of language.

Postmodernism is dead

Postmodernism is dead

14/12/2015

Postmodernism aimed further than merely calling for a re-evaluation of power structures: it said that we are all in our very selves nothing more than the breathing aggregate of those structures.

Salas dzejoļi

Salas dzejoļi

19/10/2015

Gaļas grillējas spēcīgā vējā, tām pārlietas mērces,
dūmi kāpj augšup pār tikko staigātiem ceļiem un aizlokās gājējam līdzi.

Spēlēt/nespēlēt

Spēlēt/nespēlēt

30/09/2015

Bākules-Veiras dzejas rotaļām nav auglīgi tuvoties, bruņotam tikai ar vispārīgiem, tipiskiem priekšstatiem par dzejas uzbūvi un jēgu, pirms tam noteikti ir vērts iepazīt (vai vismaz zināt) šo to no dadaistu un sirreālistu darbiem un uzskatiem – šeit gribas saskatīt vistuvāko radniecību.

Animals & other poems

Animals & other poems

25/09/2015

The plumy way in which his dipper lip blooms up the word ‘wonderful’ wins her over: she buries a white nose beneath his ear.