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On diversity

Diversity is not necessarily a threat to capitalist modernity. As a matter of fact, modernity needs difference in order to arrange hierarchical structures of subjects. It would no sooner tolerate equality of subjects than give up the idea of subjecthood. What’s scandalous to modernity is not epistemic plurality, intersectionality or the proliferation of ‘identities’; what’s scandalous and shocking to modernity is ‘flow’ or becoming: when ‘things’ melt through the grid-like classifications it needs for the project of stabilizing and fixing the world into place.

Bayo Akomolafe

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