A porous means of thought is essentially without deliberation: it is undiscernibly
permeable and as such is open to equivocation and to dehiscence.
But I am concerned with it not because new visual technologies have the potential to perfectly represent reality or threaten to perfectly recreate and falsify "undiscernibly
" the conditions of proof and truth proper to offscreen experience.
Rather than lurking undiscernibly
beneath the Du Boisian veil of social objectification, the identity or identities imposed on the peasant are themselves so thoroughly objectifiable in language that the peasant not only can comprehend them but "actively" can choose his "orientation" among them.