Frameworks control our thinking

Frameworks – Can’t Stop Seeing Them

A quick segway from Marx.

There’s an old quote about once you buy a car, you suddenly start seeing that same car everywhere.

Frameworks fall into the same category.

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Reading Marx’s Capital – Vol 1, Class 1

New year’s resolutions come in strange forms (especially when they are begun before the new year), and one of mine is to expose myself to new texts and ideas. To be brand consistent, and in keeping with my site strapline Reading: everything I’ve already read, should have read and plenty I probably shouldn’t, below is part one of my project to work through Marx’s Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 1 (Classics S.). Notes from the first lecture below.

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Reading Marx (with help from David Harvey)

New year resolutions come in strange forms (especially when they are begun before the new year), and one of mine is to expose myself to new texts and ideas. To be brand consistent, and in keeping with my site strapline Reading: everything I’ve already read, should have read and plenty I probably shouldn’t, below is an introduction to my project to work through Marx’s Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 1 (Classics S.)

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Rebooting (Rebooted)

(aka another attempt to get off the sidelines)

My last post here (on George Santanaya) was a year ago, so it’s probably fitting I start to try again with this blog. Over the last year, my reading list has grown eclectically and my original “Five Foot Shelf” has grown along with it, though not always in an organised way.

To give some examples, last night I read the whole of David Sedaris’ Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim, along with Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost. Thinking about it, probably not two people who would have a whole lot to agree on.

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