Colonialism is a factory in which madness is manufactured


Achille Mbembe talking about the importance of Franz Fanons’ ideas in today’s world and his own emerging ideas, which he says are “preliminary”, and only “sketched-out” around what he calls the  “politics of viscerality”- how the political situation or environment we find ourselves in plays out in the viscera, in our experience and in our internal felt-self…

and as he says, how that environment , that political context “manufactures madness”.




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