FOR A SUSPENSION OF ORDINARY TIME - THE EXPERIENCE OF PARTYING, BOREDOM, AND COUCH

RONALDO FILHO MANZI About the author

Abstract:

This essay aims to examine whether, nowadays, it is still possible to suspend ordinary time. In other words, aims to explore the various dimensions of our lives in which chronological time could be suspended; if so, such a possibility would lead us to experience another form of temporality? Beginning the analysis from the perspective of experience in popular festivities - carnival, for instance, would still be a space of transgression (of the ordinary to the profane)? Follows a reflection about pastimes and the culture industry. Next, I investigate if we could suspend ordinary time in our private life, as the experience of boredom. Other possibilities would be the cases of couch and of love. In those latter, would we really have a different experience of temporality?

Keywords:
suspension of time; festivities; boredom; couch; love

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