Previously, Woody founded TMW Consulting, Inc, the acting CEO of RetroJect
, Inc as well as spent eight years at Greer Laboratories, director of Marketing for ALZA Corporation as well as marketing manager in Pfizer's US Pharmaceuticals Group.
(16) From this perspective, Aronofsky and Handel did "no more violence to the integrity of the biblical ethos than the folks who retroject
middle-class, industrial age << family values >> onto the Bible, a document that regards polygamy, concubinage, and captive-and slave-brides as normative." (17)
However, despite revisionist attempts to retroject
today's values and attitudes into yesterday, the spotty stage history of Othello seems not attributable to the now prevalent taboo, white actors darkening up to play a black man.
(12) "Gender-fluid" is of course not a term that would have been available to Donne, but, despite its anachronism, I find that its succinct connotation of shifting between embodied gender positions makes it a valuable descriptor for his imagery; in doing so, I am not attempting to retroject
modern categories of gender identity onto Donne.
The task of dividing Soviet history into classical and romantic phases may in itself be an unavailing task, as Bolshevism was at once fiercely rationalistic and yet enchanted by the struggle for utopia; Clark seems to acknowledge as much when she laments the scholar's tendency to "retroject
our own categories" on the past (349).
While this structure demonstrates the ghosting technique, it also allows the author to retroject
a contemporary anguish back into the historical context.
The point here is to offer the deep history of the tendency in some Marxist thinkers-William Morris and James Connolly--to retroject
the utopian impulse to find a "golden age" of primitive communism (in Morris's medievalism and Connolly's Celticism) in the past.
such neologisms back into a fiercely Christian world, as group labels or ideologies, is to make a remarkable mess of nineteenth-century, as well as early modern argument.
(3) To interpret the kinds of ancestral statements presented by the arche-fossil, the correlationist irremediably commits a twofold retrojection and doubling of their meaning: the correlationist will first retroject
the conditions active for a subject now onto an ancestral past such that any conceivable event--past, present, or future--must conform to the modes of subjective representation; and second, the correlationist interprets the content of an ancestral statement as objectively true (yes, the evidence indicates that y event happened x years ago) with the addition of a formal 'codicil', that the ancestral statement is true only 'for humans' (AF 13/30).
How can you retroject
from Greek accounts what Jesus actually said in Aramaic?
(190) Indeed, ever since Confucius (and even before him), nearly all Chinese projects of fundamental social transformation have sought to retroject
their Utopias onto a distant past, so as to honor a strong cultural prejudice against radical change.
The problem lies in the impoverished religious imaginations of modern writers who unintentionally and anachronistically retroject
onto the ancients their own inability to recognize and respect sacrificial worship.