Repeated enough, political contradictions
can lull us into giving up on critical thought altogether.
I'm confident that Contradictions
is an alternative pop record that fulfils my own criteria.
also emerge from the encounter between utopian attempts to transform the world and the need to implement such attempts in practice.
There are many other contradictions
that can be added to this list, but this much is enough to show that Erdoy-an prefers to pursue such contradictions
as way of making politics.
Brecht does not resort to effective renunciation of the old structure; instead, he solicits subversion from within the old structure by exposing contradictions
and internal oppositions upon which the apparatus is founded.
Thus, in contrast to naive dialecticism of the East, Western dialectical thinking emphasizes three different laws: the law of identity, the law of contradiction
, and the law of the excluded middle (Peng & Nisbett, 1999).
What remains important at present is the simple fact that although logical contradictions
exist in the narrative, its protagonist (and its author) do not need to be consciously aware of them for them to exist.
When this folksy wisdom failed to convince, VP Singh added that politics was the art of managing contradictions
In this situation, the afore-mentioned methods for identifying contradictions
are not helpful.
This interpretation then leads Hahn to distinguish between organic (good) contradictions
that motivate cognitive development and formal (bad) contradictions
that undermine critical thought.
If Arabs, mostly Palestinian, living in the officially Jewish state of Israel have to deal with many contradictions
of identity, than surely Israeli Arabs serving in the Israeli security apparatus, institutionally deployed against their fellow Arabs in the Occupied Territories, experience contradiction
piled upon contradiction
The demonstration of performative contradictions
in particular cases serves to refute skeptical counterarguments.
There are great contradictions
in our American life, says author Rodney Clapp--our longing for tradition and progress, holiness and hedonism, and violence and peace.
This work by David Ray Griffin shows that the official story of what happened on 9/11 is riddled with internal contradictions
How are we to respond to the new kinds of contradictions
at the core of contemporary life?