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Impossible Life

Marquis Bey

Is it possible to twist free of the ontological apparatus of anti-blackness? Marquis Bey intervenes into the debate around Afropessimism.

"The 'para' in paraontology invites us to care less about the mandates of ontology — mandates that offer paltry, unchosen options that stanch the possibility of life lived otherwise — and instead to care more about all those other things we might have been and might be if only we could unleash our imaginations."