David Ulin

David Ulin

We possess books we read, animating the waiting stillness of their language, but they possess us also, filling us with thoughts and observations, asking us to make them part of ourselves.More David Ulin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reading (...) is an act of resistance in a landscape of distraction.More David Ulin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just in time for the renewal of the war debate in Congress, the University of Chicago Press has released The U.S. Army / Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual. . . . It's a nifty volume, not only because it gives you a sense of what our most highly regarded military theorists are thinking but because sometimes what they're thinking is the last thing you'd expect. Especially interesting is a section called 'Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency Operations,' which tells us: 'Sometimes doing nothing is the best reaction' aMore David Ulin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For new media reactionaries...the problem is technology, the endless distractions of the Internet, the breakdown of authority in an age of blogs and Twitter, the collapse of narrative in a hyper-linked, multi-networked world.More David Ulin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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