Terrorizing Discourses and Dissident Courage

@inproceedings{Kramer1991TerrorizingDA,
  title={Terrorizing Discourses and Dissident Courage},
  author={Eric Mark Kramer},
  year={1991}
}
  • Eric Mark Kramer
  • Published 1991
  • Sociology
  • What does it matter if one cannot speak freely? What does it mean to walk on eggshells, to tremble at the thought that the powers that be are not in a good mood, to preoccupy one’s life with the effort to humor them, to entertain them, to stay on their “good side?” What kind of strength or exhaustion does it take to dare not to care at all how “they” feel? What strength does one need to not care out loud, to deny cynical power, not by violently defeating it but by willfully ignoring it? In 1962… CONTINUE READING

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