[Edited and revised: now includes, inter alia, some sort of conclusion.]
Starting point: the Eagles of Death Metal response to the Paris attacks of 13 November.
In alphabetical order because it disorders, cuts hierarchy, and unifies democratically.
In alphabetical order because of the history of alphabetical order, connecting as it does certain specific geographies and peoples; intelligent life and its expression, preservation, and continuity through artefacts; cultures; humanism(s) and humanity. Alphabetical order is fundamentally human, humane, and humanistic.(more…)