String them up

MELMAN Charles
Date publication : 24/01/2018
Dossier : Traduction éditoriaux


Here we are then, at this moment in time in which the people are invited to revolt against the corruption of the elites. It can be mercenary or sexual and the appearance of its representatives before the court of the people has social death as its verdict. But, at the same time, it brings about the death of the very concept of the elite supposed to be erudite, while the people, due to their deficits, have become the depository of common sense, of judgement, the guardians of morality which has to be restored.

A déjà vu from history, this situation heralds the arrival of the spokesperson who will re-establish, in its place, the necessary instance of good social function (said, by the psychs, to be phallic), in other words, shared masochistic sadness at the expense of the exuberance displayed by some, a morality police prior to being that of the remainder.

It can seem bizarre to verify that the infringement of homosexual freedom always precedes that of public freedom. Who would refute that?

The only progress is that the rope for the hanging used to go around the neck, whereas the pig that is now strung up, is tied up by its…

It’s more obvious what is meant, in the century of Enlightenment.

Ch. Melman

18 January 2018


Translation : Michael Plastow

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