Tuesday~Casualties (pt.4)

“Acts not so motivated or intended are defined by the others as destructive, or persecutory, or sick because they entail the breakup of their ‘family’. Each must sacrifice himself therefore to preserve the ‘family’.” R.D. Laing~The Politics of the Family — 1969–1971


“The US industrial society likes to envision itself as an ‘shining example’ of western ‘democracy’, a family of sorts that projects good onto the world