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From Walter Benjamin’s “Brecht’s Threepenny Novel” (contained in Reflections):

Coarse thoughts have a special place in dialectical thinking because their sole function is to direct theory toward practice. They are directives toward practice, not for it: action can, of course, be as subtle as thought. But a thought must be coarse to find its way into action.

Great, but what about coarse images? Paging Sergei Eisenstein…

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