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Nëmatyä'äky. Romanticize power


Electoral battles and the quest for control of the state are narrated as epic feats while care tasks are disregarded

Joe Biden is sworn in as president of the United States.POOL / Reuters

The narratives and rituals that are built around political power occupy a fundamental place in its operation and feed its recreation.

Liberal democracies and the state generate meanings, make use of symbolism, and sow experiences and impressions that shape feelings in people to the extent that they are already inextricably linked to the categories that generate them.

The electoral battles and the search for control of the state are narrated as epic feats in which, once won, the joy of the winners overflows and that event is narrated as the victory ...

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