more on war: Cormac McCarthy’s novel, ‘Blood Meridian’, 1989: a scathing, nonromaticized ‘western’ that gives a poetic-realist account of the US/Mexico/Native American-Mexican ‘wars’ over territory circa ‘Texas’ in the 1850s, based on historical ‘fact’ and archival evidence: the character, Judge Holden’s, ‘philosophy of war’ – and, the current US/Mexico border war – documentary video by the Guardian’s Paul Lewis, in evidence of Foucault and McCarthy

blood meridian apparently has been rated by many sources, including harold bloom and other high end literary theorists, as one of the great works of 20th American Lit. stunning book really. dark, very dark, yet luminously beautiful. the passage below is completely relevant to this warmongering historical moment. the main argument is delivered by a truly extraordinary literary character, ‘judge’ holden. the first pic below is a chance operation – i had set my phone down at random on my work table, just over the 1/4 inch space between it’s boards, so i simply focused and snapped and caught the red title below…

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more about Foucault’s prediction of the need to defend society along he lines of race:

more on war: Cormac McCarthy’s novel, ‘Blood Meridian’, 1989: a scathing, nonromaticized ‘western’ that gives a poetic-realist account of the US/Mexico/Native American-Mexican ‘wars’ over territory circa ‘Texas’ in the 1850s, based on historical ‘fact’ and archival evidence: the character, Judge Holden’s, ‘philosophy of war’ – and, the current US/Mexico border war – documentary video by the Guardian’s Paul Lewis, in evidence of Foucault and McCarthy

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