Voices from the Occupation: A Revolution in our Sense of Self

Voices from the Occupation – A Revolution in our Sense of Self

 

Voices from the Occupation
A Revolution in our Sense of Self
 
“A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a fabric of relations that is now more complex and mobile than ever before.”
Jean-Francois Lyotard
Over the last four months, as the Occupy movement has set up camp in one square in one city in one country and one continent after another – there has debate and discussion around ‘if’ this is a revolution; ‘if’ it is a revolution, what is it a revolution for or about? First and foremost, I assert that the Occupy Movement is a revolution in our sense of self as Citizen of the World and today’s article explains why.

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