|There’s too much to write about. I’ll try and keep things simple this first time out.|
|Can you refuse the way things are without perpetuating clichés?
Am I suspect for asking?
|Being difficult, refusing to cater, going your own way — these things can produce their own brand of cringe-inducing kitsch, a mush of arduousness that smothers self-reflexivity, a vain onslaught of juvenile distress and presumed righteousness that displaces all insight, an ongoing wave of unintentionally bad art that only helps to maintain the status quo.|
|It’s also possible that people like Sisyphus are happy with their circumstances — that their struggles are representative of being truly alive.|
|Your boulder has been thought itself, thinking things through, thinking openly despite the temptations of reactionary praxis and pseudo-activity. This has been your struggle. It’s an affirmation of life — a continuance of liberty despite the division of labour. I believe it.|