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, bad faith, being, critical theory, Francois Laruelle, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Martin Heidegger, non-philosophy, philosophy, Post-modernism, religion, science

…and sowing the seeds: Reply to Blake with draft excerpts from “The Second Moment”.

Reply to Terrence Blake's recent post over at Agent Swarm: As usual Terrence you pegged it. It's strange how I view it and actually I can totally agree with you and yet somehow there's something that I'm not agreeing with and really that has to do with my work, The strange situation that I find… Continue reading …and sowing the seeds: Reply to Blake with draft excerpts from “The Second Moment”.

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Repost:One and Two: Politics, Governance, and Antagonism; and comment. 

First the repost:  Perhaps it could be said that politics is that which occurs at that precise moment that we learn to count to Two.  If this were the case, then it would follow that not everything is political.  Everything can become political, but politics is something is something that must be made to be. … Continue reading Repost:One and Two: Politics, Governance, and Antagonism; and comment. 

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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. 

Alain Badiou, aphilosophy, bad faith, convention, critical theory, exhibition, existence, faith, Francois Laruelle, Graham Harman, immanence, irony, philosophy, Quentin Meillassoux, Speculative Realism, the individual, The Romance, true object

Repost: The Significant Event, part 1

[it appears that the most recent wordpress update has strung all the paragraph breaks together.  So its like one long run on paragraph now. But the *'s  do indicate a break.]Significance. What we can call the Romance is based upon and or around what I call the significant experience, which falls well in line with… Continue reading Repost: The Significant Event, part 1

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repost: Transformation and Conversion 

The Significant Event is to be distinguished from an event in reality. The Significant Event involves reality but never occurs in reality; it is the encountering of the point of contention. Significance itself may occur in reality as various events can begin a count of meaning in the arena of pure multiples (reality), from events… Continue reading repost: Transformation and Conversion