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Lecture

Lecture 2

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Department
English
Course Code
ENGA11H3
Professor
Garry Leonard

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ENGA02 Lecture 2
Song- everything that orient you doesnt have anything to do with you
There is no essence, just the experience and you use that to formulate an essence
Have myth that science discover
oBut science discovers itself
oCan never discover anything but yourselves
oWe are our discovery, our invention
oScience does everything to be objective, does everything to try to remove subjectivity
oSubjectivity smuggled into science and then they try to remove it
Replace faith with science
Relationship between faith and science
oHard to recognize faith is the new science
Ideologies dont work when you know them
Cognitive dissonance occurs when there is disconnect in your life between real and reality
Reality is whats still there when you no longer believe in it
Belief gives you your ideology
Nothing makes sense until you repair it somehow
Everything comes at you and you cant make sense of it
History is the potential made happen
Once something happens, we let go of everything that couldve happened
We are never the sum total of what we think of ourselves
Need science fiction because science wont acknowledge that there is fiction in science
What I thought and what is, is not the same thing at all
Waiting for Godot
Writing about nothing
Actors dont know what they are saying
There is a road that is made out of dirt, we dont know what its made out of and where it leads to
Act 1- there is a dead tree
Act 2- the tree now has 3 leaves
Tragicomic- funny and tragedy
oLike our life- funny, we have fun but then we die
Entire play is basically in first line
Estragon struggles to get boot off and says nothing to be done
oThere is nothing, there is being and then youre done (dead)
oThere is no goal, no ideology, no desire, there is just existence
Pozzo thinks he is the big shot do you know me?
oThere is nothing to use as leverage so you can feel like you are dominating someone
oOnly reason you dominant is that you have relationship with power and others dont
Essence taken for granted- within the self
Buzz goes from anxiety to depression when he realized he cannot fly
Ideology dictates what you can see and cannot see
What does it mean when Broadway play is so distracting
oLooking for things to distract us
Thinking you know who you are is good for this culture
oShows confidence- dont have to show it to have it
Power of faking is epidemic in this culture
oIn Godot, they are waiting because there is no distractions
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ENGA02 Lecture 2 Song- everything that orient you doesnt have anything to do with you There is no essence, just the experience and you use that to formulate an essence Have myth that science discover o But science discovers itself o Can never discover anything but yourselves o We are our discovery, our invention o Science does everything to be objective, does everything to try to remove subjectivity o Subjectivity smuggled into science and then they try to remove it Replace faith with science Relationship between faith and science o Hard to recognize faith is the new science Ideologies dont work when you know them Cognitive dissonance occurs when there is disconnect in your life between real and reality Reality is whats still there when you no longer believe in it Belief gives you your ideology Nothing makes sense until you repair it somehow Everything comes at you and you cant make sense of it History is the potential made happen Once something happens, we let go of everything that couldve happened We are never the sum total of what we think of ourselves Need science fiction because science wont acknowledge that there is fiction in science What I thought and what is, is not the same thing at all Waiting for Godot Writ
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