Ch. 7 La Conciencia de la Mestiza

The opposite of racial purity is inclusive mestizaje. This creates a certain tolerance for ambiguity that breaks down the subject/object duality. Added to this is a queer possibility to transcend. Nothing happens in the ‘real’ world unless it first happens in the images in our heads.

This final section speaks to the imaginative, transformative power of unknown possibility. Beyond what is known, is what is felt–Here lies our ability to change the shape of the world.


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