Thursday, December 9, 2010

"If You See Something, Say Something": Napolitano's Radical Take on Post-Searlian Speech Act Theory

corporocybernautics - a trajectory of clauses - the delicate relation of aesthetic opposites (sight-sense - then speech)

Act 1 is the Department of War. Act 2 is the National Security Act of 1947 (1). Act 3 is the USA Patriot Act (2). Napolitano provides the Coles Notes theoretical summary of the work, relating its relevance to philosophy, society and you as an individual contributive to that society.

The heroics are open-ended and pointed outward, the plot entirely paradoxical in the perspectivisms of safety. More cogently, as Napolitano's character puts it during the crux of the rising action (you see, with this, any attempt to delineate a clear, linear plot will undoubtedly fail):

"Homeland security starts with hometown security, and each of us plays a critical role in keeping our country and communities safe"

Or, in live form ( and


1 - the Department of Defense/U.S. Armed Forces+foreign policy+Intelligence Community/Secretary of Defense/Department of War+Department of the Navy=National Military Establishment/National Military Establishment-NME>Department of Defense/Army-Navy-Air-Federation/National Security Council/Central Intelligence Agency/~=Truman Doctrine/~=Marshall Plan

2 - USA PATRIOT Act/United States Department of Homeland Security/Secretary of Homeland Security/Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection/Critical Infrastructure Information Act/Cyber Security Enhancement Act/Science And Technology In Support of Homeland Security/Border And Transportation Security/Emergency Preparedness and Response/Coordination with Inspector General and Secret Service/Information Security/Arming Pilots Against Terrorism/Airline War Risk Insurance Legislation/Corrections To Airline Transportation Security