The Logic of the Two Cities

As with most young post-2016 leftists-to-be, I became familiarised with left-wing politics through memes. Among the motifs (among many others, all memorable and easy to digest for the newly initiated) constant to these memes is the guillotine. That symbol of the French Revolution, which overthrew the country’s monarchy, ushered in an era of republican liberal…… Continue reading The Logic of the Two Cities

Waiting for Ethical Capitalism (analysis of Waiting for Godot)

Anticipating the arrival of an absent God, man’s pointless search for meaning, nothing at all—these are only a few examples of the many meanings that have been assigned to Samuel Beckett’s famous absurdist play Waiting for Godot. Due to its bare-bones plot, seemingly random dialogue and oddball characters, the play has generated what appears to…… Continue reading Waiting for Ethical Capitalism (analysis of Waiting for Godot)