Crossing and Conditioning

In our sexist society, men are supposed to be assertive and women are supposed to be passive and agreeable. Active/passive … More

Two-Sided Forms

Religion observes through the form of transcendence/immanence. The “ground of all being” is transcendent; this is what we do not … More

The Subject

The subject has been understood, since the decline of the stratified society and the emergence of functional differentiation, as the … More

Journalism and Public Opinion

Journalism, as an autopoietic system, established its autonomy in the eighteenth century by separating itself from the political system. In the early … More

Call X a function system

Instead of following the practice of ontology and saying “X is a function system,” we might state it is an injunction: … More