Themes: change, inclusive vs. exclusive, receptivity, religion, democracy, religion and
democracy, generosity, vulnerability, finitude, the Exceptional Individual, Radical
Democracy, Fugitive Democracy, Pluralism, identity, non-violence, Emergent
Irregularities, Call to Action, Politics of Revenge, Tragic Vision, Meliorism, Knots and
Flows, Eco-egalitarian Reforms
Whitman: Life is always changing.
The mind and the body are constantly
Nothing dies, it just changes form.
Things change form throughout
There is no better way to see change over time in a democratic society
that’s open to change.
Hauerwas/Coles: Fugitive Democracy, on the run.
A new interest/idea/group/
etc. up and coming.
Leads to Radical Democracy, out of the norm.
an impact on the Status Quo.
Insurgent Democracy- the minority overturning
conscience of the majority (Think Civil Rights Movement).
Connolly: Knots vs. Flows.
The flows represent new things in Capitalist
Flows are Nomadic Elements- unexpected, unanticipated,
unaccounted for in the original socio-political design.
Can be compared to
Fugitive Democracy of Hauerwas and Coles.