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On Mishima, barbarism and the limits of wokeness.


The potential for justice on a societal scale lies in broadening the complexity and depth of understanding we can feel on a personal level to encompass larger and larger groups, not to map the hegemony of one large societal group over others onto interpersonal dynamics.

In a spectrum-spanning Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen considers the life and death of poor superman Yukio Mishima, bound to the same fate as all of us - from the weak to the strong, the winners to the losers, the woke to the ignorant, the a-hole to the mensch, the samurai to the Astroboy, the blood drinkers to the founding fathers - and explains why this has a lot to do with Hillary, Bernie and Trump, but that's where your work begins.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.


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