Farocki allows the military to indict itself; yet by reminding us of the deep economic and techno-cultural interpenetrations
of military culture and entertainment (specifically, videogames) in America, he subtly implicates us (and perhaps even himself) as enablers.
Much more is at stake in the interconnections, interpenetrations
, and interdependencies within us than the word "partnership" can be made to imply.
The overlaps and interpenetrations
are duly considered in the essays, and the pieces meld together far more seamlessly than the tripartite division suggests.
When one considers the long relationship between Christianity and Islam, as well as the more recent interpenetrations
brought about by Western colonialism, there is much to be said for this argument.
By focusing on traditional areas of research and traditional research questions such as state autonomy, even sophisticated scholars who have spent a great deal of time in Egypt fail to engage informal politics or state-society interpenetrations
, or even to expand their area of research a few miles outside Cairo.
Eric Owen Moss's proposal for the re-use of a gas holder in Vienna energetically colonises redundant space with a series of complex eruptions and interpenetrations
In the latter half of the century, metaphors of knowledge description have shifted from the static logic of foundation and structure to the dynamic properties of network, web, system, field, and topological metaphors that describe relations among elements, such as joints, points of connection, overlaps, interconnections, interpenetrations
, breaks, and cracks (Goldman, 1995, pp.
Blanchot's works of fiction, including Thomas l'obscur (1941; revised 1950, 1971; translated as Thomas the Obscure, 1973), Aminadab (1942), Le Tres - Haut (1948), and L'Arret de mort (1948; translated as Death Sentence, 1978), are austere meditations on the interpenetrations
within language of the self, the other, and nothingness.
As these studies and interpenetrations
are completed the results will be released.