part of the reason I'm so concerned about this is that I have a lifelong fascination with the idea of truth -- the idea of lying less so -- theories of knowledge, etc.
this is pretty obvious in my own writing
another part of the reason I'm so concerned about this is I have a very extreme reaction to hypocracy, especially as it relates to morality and ethics
obvious in my own writing as well, but perhaps more -- guiltily, as in a certain sense exploring other voices and identities, and language and thought's innaccuracies (sp?) is seen by so many as lying, cheating, stealing...
while it seems in many ways we need another reformation, wasn't modernism the most recent reformation? why hasn't it _taken_ yet? or -- what aspects of modernism have not entered the larger culture in a pursuasive ways? why?
a lot of the programmatic ways of modern living -- sort of clean, aesthetic, low cost designs for the "lower" class -- didn't -- Neutra & Ayn Rand -- fascist -- but other aspects of fascism did!
in what way is the female absurdist? pro-peace?
in what ways is an anti-abortion stance amoral? in what ways is belief irresponsible?
"who makes the standards, who makes the rules"