27.12.13

something i notice on the internet is 'totalizing'--like where people dismiss or 'close off' others after labeling them something, rather than understanding that each person is endlessly able to present new ideas/things with his/her mind. like people and their work is put up against an abstract 'whole' (for instance, a writer up against all of 'literature' or a person's culture up against all of culture) and then dismissed as being deficient in certain things, rather than being seen as a positive statement of something, a different angle.   

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