Australian Bush Fires: the ‘ground zero’ of meaning

The intensity and scale of the Victorian bush fires stuns the imagination. The photos of those killed are heartwrenching. For Australia this is an example of what Alain Badiou has called a ‘truth event’ - a moment prior to emotional or intellectual assimilation, an interpretative vacuum as yet unready to be filled with meaning or … Continue reading Australian Bush Fires: the ‘ground zero’ of meaning