Robert Brook

I help people to think and to write.

I live in London and work at the UK Parliament. I used to work at AOL TIME-Warner, TIME Inc. and Trinity Mirror.

robertbrook@mastodon.me.uk

robertbrook@fastmail.fm

Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up some wave-length of ours all they hear is a continuous scream. Iris Murdoch

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it. Roland Barthes

Who hasn't asked oneself, am I a monster or is this what it means to be human? Clarice Lispector

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings. R. D. Laing

The modern political domain is massively, in totalitarian fashion, social, leveling, exhausting. Julia Kristeva

Everyone knows how compromised the idea of bureaucracy as a meritocratic system is. The first criterion of loyalty to any organization is therefore complicity. David Graeber