... is in people who think this is just a silly cartoon: REPOST: Cartoon de jour — Business As Usual. Originally posted on Becoming is Superior to Being: Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson In case you think this is current, this cartoon was created ten years ago. “The more things change, the more they… Continue reading The Sadness…
unfinished notes... On the possibility of philosophy: Philosophy, which once seemed outmoded, remains alive because the moment of its realization was missed... ...This describes the same situation as 'the philosophical revolution'... ...The summary judgement that it had merely interpreted the world is itself crippled by resignation before reality, and becomes a defeatism of reason after… Continue reading The Extensions of Denial: Philosophy of the Real and Addiction.
"If I cannot rely on the world to be consistent (I do not mean willful consistency) I will not be able to function meaningfully in it." This quote from This blog is a perfect statement of what I mean as 'faith' that functions for consciousness as a suture that holds the consistency of reality together. Faith functions… Continue reading Faith And reality.
I heard an interview with the author of this book and it sounded really great: The Reunited States of America. It seems like this might be totally contrary to what I talk about a philosophy, but it's actually quite similar in the sense of the attempt to look beyond division, or should I say rather, beyond… Continue reading The Re-United States.
This post is my attempt to answer the question that Agent Swarm put forth in his recent post, which I reposted just before this post. Q: "Why is the truth procedure that includes love called “love”?, which should not go without saying. Why should “love” (the truth procedure) include psychoanalysis but not religion? Q: "Why… Continue reading Love and the Truth Procedure (second try)
There is no absolute name for a generic multiplicity, any particular name quickly becomes associated with a predicative multiplicity of which the degree of apparition is greater than the minimum. Badiou has increasingly argued that the actual history of the name “proletariat” has made it less generic and more predicative, and so increasingly defunct as […]… Continue reading REPOST of Agent Swarm post on Badiou and Love.
Scientists produce genetically modified mice who do not get addicted.HERE. And HERE.