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Forum Post: The Polarities of an Occupying Ethic

Posted 10 years ago on Dec. 17, 2011, 8:56 a.m. EST by ejsejsejs (0)
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Excellent article on the twin meanings of 'occupation'.


From the article: "The word occupy also connotes presence, however, which is the precursor to love. We cannot love that which we cannot know, and we cannot know that which is not in any way present. And we cannot be present unless we occupy, in the positive sense, that to which we belong. We all belong to the earth, rather than the earth belonging to us, and we belong to each other as an essential humanity in which difference is finally a technical distinction."



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