critical theory, ethics, event, exhibition, Graham Harman, Martin Heidegger, philosophy, Quentin Meillassoux, Slavoj Zizek, The Romance, Uncategorized

Love’s Kitchen and the Parallax View.

I guess this is the closest type of embed I can find. While it seems somewhat contrary to have all my theoretical/critical posts and essays and then post these songs, such as the one below, the point will be similar to how Harman talks about Lovecraft, or Miellassoux uses Mallarme, or Hiedegger brings in Holderlin.… Continue reading Love’s Kitchen and the Parallax View.

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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

aphilosophy, convention, critical theory, Exhibition, faith, Francois Laruelle, Graham Harman, irony, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Levi Bryant, non-philosophy, Object Oriented Ontology, ontology, philosophy, Quentin Meillassoux, Slavoj Zizek, Speculative Realism, the individual, The Romance, true object, Uncategorized

SE Part 10a. 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 SE Part 10a. Transformation and Conversion.

Alain Badiou, aphilosophy, bad faith, convention, Exhibition, faith, Graham Harman, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Object Oriented Ontology, philosophy, Quentin Meillassoux, reality, Slavoj Zizek, Speculative Realism, the individual, The Romance, true object, Uncategorized

SE Part 9: Some Zizek, with a pinch of Badiou.

We have encountered a description of divergence and how an arm of such motion remains conventional despite itself. On one side of things, conventional discourse functions to perpetuate its method by subsuming and sublating contradiction in real meaningful negation, exposing the contradiction as a form of negation that itself is negated but not reinserted as… Continue reading SE Part 9: Some Zizek, with a pinch of Badiou.

Alain Badiou, aphilosophy, bad faith, convention, Exhibition, existentialism, faith, Francois Laruelle, irony, non-philosophy, ontology, the individual, The Romance, true object, Uncategorized

The Significant Event: The Romance, Irony and the Veto.

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 Alain Badiou's 'Event', what could then be called the significant event. The irony that surrounds this feature of being human concerns a confusion of the individual, between what arises of… Continue reading The Significant Event: The Romance, Irony and the Veto.