cultural critique

Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault

Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault http://virtualborscht.com/2018/04/11/opinion-putin-kremlin-were-unprepared-for-a-us-eu-assault/ — Read on virtualborscht.com/2018/04/11/opinion-putin-kremlin-were-unprepared-for-a-us-eu-assault/ This may be a stretch, but like Fergie, I'm not afraid to experiment. We like to play nice in the west. Even our meanest playing is still often nice. But we are smart and I think in general we allow people… Continue reading Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault

critical theory, cultural critique, ethics, existence, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, nihilism, Object Oriented Ontology, philosophy, reality, religion, Slavoj Zizek, Truth

An Attempt at Discussing Some ‘Disparities’: Terrorism, Religion, Truth and Belief.

Taking a cue from Amorinblog, I am making an attempt to speak to the notion of disparities. Lets see how is goes.   What is terrorism? When we think about the activities of terrorism, a marginal view might situate terrorism in terms of truth. What we have with the possibility of terrorism is a function… Continue reading An Attempt at Discussing Some ‘Disparities’: Terrorism, Religion, Truth and Belief.

Alain Badiou, aphilosophy, bad faith, Baruch Spinoza, being, convention, critical theory, critique, cultural critique, ethics, Exhibition, exhibition, existence, existentialism, faith, feminism, Francois, Francois Laruelle, Graham Harman, immanence, Immanuel Kant, irony, jargon, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jean-Paul Sartre, Laruelle, Levi Bryant, literature, Lyotard, Martin Heidegger, materialism, metaphysics, neo-modernism, non-philosophy, Object Oriented Ontology, objectivism, ontology, philosophy, poetry, post-modern, Post-modernism, prose, Quentin Meillassoux, radical, reality, religion, science, Slavoj Zizek, Speculative Realism, Spinoza, subjectivism, Teleology, the individual, The Romance, true object, Uncategorized

Post-modernism’s Worth. 

When we are too close to an event, we talk about it as from a distance. That is, what we say is automatically distanced from the event, a maximum distance. The event is thus, by this occurrence, an object. As opposed to our psychotherapeutic model, the closer we are to an event, the more dishonest… Continue reading Post-modernism’s Worth. 

aphilosophy, convention, critical theory, cultural critique, Exhibition, existence, faith, Francois Laruelle, immanence, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, materialism, metaphysics, neo-modernism, non-philosophy, objectivism, philosophy, post-modern, prose, reality, religion, the individual, true object, Uncategorized

The Impossible, part 4: Spiritual Oneness and the State of Incorporated Reality.

The operative question that motivates the essays on the impossible can be formulated by the questions of determinism and contingency: Is the random aspect of the physical universe of science responsible or otherwise enacted or present in the random aspect that involves human choice, such that choice is determined by the state of the universe,… Continue reading The Impossible, part 4: Spiritual Oneness and the State of Incorporated Reality.

critical theory, cultural critique, Exhibition, prose, reality, the individual, true object, Uncategorized

The impossible, Part 3.

When we talk about the impossible we might see a light at the end of the tunnel, but this light is really just the part of the tunnel that has electricity. The point of any discussion that wishes to find a solution, should not be about solutions. So far as reality proper and ideological power… Continue reading The impossible, Part 3.