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Spiritual intensity and sexual potency are inseparable for Lambert. However, Kohler’s project ends like several such claim-jumps discussed in Section 3; failure and dejection. Graham Greene’s (1965) ‘The Comedians’ tackles a similar theme. We are quickly introduced to the main characters; Jones, a failed wheeler-dealer who falsely claims Yeats’ ignorance of Gaelic and the populace of his adopted island greatly compromised his work (see Brown, 1972). Even Kiberd, desperately eager to act as an apologist for Yeats, eventually concedes the latter’s distance, both geographical (he lived there as little as possible) and cultural from Ireland: ‘Yeats’ judgement on the callous and irresponsible suddenness of an unplanned and ill-prepared British withdrawal … the ‘Anglo’ side of Yeats … must have felt the precipitate nature of the withdrawal a hard betrayal … ’(Kiberd, 1995, 312).
Interestingly, Philip Morris are willing to state on their web-site that smoking is addictive, by any commonly accepted use of the word; whether they do so in court is another issue). So change the rules of campaign funding, you and I may say. Well, we just did say that and look at the impact! To have any impact at all, we need to get on TV and say so. Let’s say we somehow manage to do so. Having hopefully overcome the intellectual prostitutes paid for by the tobacco industry (inter alia) to debate us, we decide to launch our anti-SINA party whose program includes the change of campaign funding legislation.
Let us investigate first at a psychological level. Fromm speaks of a contrastive state in which one is a ‘creator of his own acts’; how much of the time do we have full control of our acts and their consequences? Occasionally, yes; the result in the long term is crashing boredom. In order fully to realise ourselves, we seem to need to be at various points and in some ways strange to ourselves. , 1996). They look at the religion, law, artefacts and other such manifestation of Geist’s acts of alienation (to put it in Hegelian terms) in the society.