“The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.”
pierre bourdieu, requiescat in pacem. it’s a testament of sorts that here, stuck in the cradle of freedom and democracy, it took half a week to know that you were gone. and only ten days after I defended the liberal slatherings of “distinction” that feature in chapter two of my thesis. because they’re quite right.