Friday, January 24, 2014

A Confession About The Vocabulary of Rhetoricians and Theoreticians

You may well note that our (rhetoricians and theoreticians) language is often obscure, opaque, deconstructive, and even violently iconoclastic against the status quo of the imperialistic structures of languages/grammars that serve to reify the hegemonic/genderist/specist/racist semantic constructs of power. That our words are non-sens, should bot be conflated with "nonsense," which still operates under the socially constructed paradigm it mocks, but should be seen as an alternate set of  mythopoetic rhizomes of ab/ob-tuseness of the gaze/void of the uncanny.

That is why our vocabulary is gibberish to outsiders. Or, maybe we use our specialized vocabulary for other reasons...