What if?

“Yet more contentious examples belie the apparent obviousness of this hierarchy, and even in this case, it is within a specific cosmology that stones so obviously lack agency or could be the source of causality. What if nonhuman animals, or humans stereotyped as passive, such as people with cognitive or physical disabilities, enter the calculus of animacy: what happens then?”

Animacies Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect by MEL Y. CHEN   Duke University Press Durham and London 2012

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