Friday, 14 December 2007

From "The Field of Cultural Production"

By Pierre Bourdieu.

[...] the economy of practices is based, as in a generalised game of 'loser wins', on a systematic inversion of the fundamental principles of all ordinary economies [...]

5 comments:

If (Arch-snob) {Apeman} said...

Aye, that is a good quote from the late B---. Maybe too good.

Jow Lindsay said...

lobo, is that you?

Jow Lindsay said...

squirt fuchsia *.dll hay if not.

If (Arch-snob) {Apeman} said...

No idea who Lobo is; 'IRL' I usually go by the name Fabian (only created this account for FACEPLANT). I think Bourdieu supplies - for better or worse - enough ammunition to corrode most Marxist literary arguments from the inside.

Jow Lindsay said...

Oh, Lobo!