By Loren L. Coleman
The military of Kern "Wolf-Eye" has been scattered, and because the useless are buried, the tribes assemble to settle on new leaders.
To end up his worthy, Kern needs to hunt down the home of Crom, the place rests a weapon of legend which may kill any guy, beast, or god. For in his center he is aware that now not all glory lies at the battlefield, and that there's no sacrifice too nice to sing one final track of victory.
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Extra resources for Age of Conan: Songs of Victory: Legends of Kern, Volume 3
Most interesting, however, is his critique of individual reductionism (or what he refers to as a theory of pluralism) and his references instead to something bigger than individuals’ single rationalities 42 First Part: Understanding Political Violence and associations (a ‘social fact’ in Durkheim’s language). To express this idea he recalls Sorel’s myth of the general strike, which was able to mobilize workers, not out of reason or pragmatism, but out of the depths of a genuine life instinct. Out of this experience, Schmitt continues, “springs the great enthusiasm, the great moral decision and the great myth” (Schmitt, 1994, p.
The panopticon is the architectural figure of a prison which has the feature of producing a permanent state of conscious and permanent visibility that “assures an automatic functioning of power” (Foucault, 1979, p. 201). Unlike the traditional conceptions of ideology, Foucault states that it is not possible to find a single responsible entity (such as a social class or institution, for example) in order to understand the normalization process, since it is a diffuse phenomenon that crosses society as a whole.
13 In Lacanian psychoanalysis the function of the father is similar, although Lacan analyses sexual drives always through the functioning of language and linguistic 13 In Totem and Taboo, Freud explores the causes of the taboo of incest and of killing on the basis of a primal horde composed by a band of brothers who had killed their father. Chapter 3: Sexuality and Violence: Towards Feminine Ethics 53 processes. The paternal metaphor is what separates the child from the mother, and thereby grants the child access to the world of language.
Age of Conan: Songs of Victory: Legends of Kern, Volume 3 by Loren L. Coleman