Tag: capitalism

  • Blame and Capitalism

    Consider that our global system of trade involved with semantic economy may be based on a system of blame. Or, more properly stated, those who make the most money, the tally of systemic “goodness”, are those who are best able to displace blame from themselves. Titles, invoked with all institutions, thus are a systemic firewall […]

  • The Local Psyche Global. (Lacan part 2)

    Ok. The question on the table is two parts: If The modern world is really the unrecognized embodiment of the reflection of one’s self, which is the the factual state of individual alienation, then what does it even mean that the alienated self-reflection is looking at cars, trees, space, planets, stars, deers, etc….?  What does […]

  • The Conventional Limit

    –from “Re-visioning psychology” by James Hillman. The modern idea of ownership permeates into every thing that we think. This preoccupation with one’s “owned” ideas manifests world as some thing to be or to have as owned. Hence we have the eternal problem for the modern individual which shows up in one instance as rational subjective […]

  • Self-reflection Can Be a Bitch: X-phi – or, alienation as wanting to not Reflect. (In Despair to Not to be Oneself)

    X-phi – or, alienation is not correlation https://enemyindustry.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/x-phi-or-alienation-is-not-correlation/ — Read on enemyindustry.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/x-phi-or-alienation-is-not-correlation/ Thanks. finally some light in the intellectualized self-stigma. Over the past 5 or so years I have had a tiny intrest in, what I might call, the “dark ecologies” wing of philosophical speculation. It is a kind of morbid self-abuse I put myself […]

  • The Point of the Slavoj Zizek Vs Jordan Peterson debate: An Assessment

    Slavoj Zizek Vs Jordan Peterson: An Assessment https://aussiesta.wordpress.com/2019/04/27/slavoj-zizek-vs-jordan-peterson-an-assessment/ — Read on aussiesta.wordpress.com/2019/04/27/slavoj-zizek-vs-jordan-peterson-an-assessment/ Thanks Neotonos! I agree with much of his assessment.  He hits on some significant turns of the debate; Im glad, because I didn’t really want to assess a play be play. I’ll use this repost to give my final comments on the Z/P […]

  • The Defining of Religious Space: The Secular Fanaticism of Indifference

    The Secular Fanaticism of Indifference The Secular Fanaticism of Indifference — Read on syntheticzero.net/2019/04/09/the-secular-fanaticism-of-indifference/ I think this links-post is right on the mark. But also… We see here the setting of an Age. I say this in a sort of manner with Zizek: We have a responsibility to leave such discourses to the context in which […]

  • Who is Happier: Zizek or Peterson?

    I guess we will find out. Rock and Roll philosophy As well, an even more important and influential counselor-philosopher will be presenting a paper at the “Pessimism and Negativity in Religion” conference Put on by the Department of religious studies at the University of Toronto the day before: Me! And I won’t charge you a […]

  • One of the most Important Questions Of our day: How Much is too Much?

    I know this question is heresy for the traditionalist Westerners, but it is nevertheless a question we need start to address: How much money does a person need to make to be happy? Is there an ethical standard that requires those who have accumulated vast amounts of money to give back to the economic system […]

  • 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, […]

  • Direct Tangent 4.4: science and faith.

    The main problem in finding the truth is that no one cares about the truth. And, even if one may, the usual outcome is that truth is located in two arenas of knowledge, found through their respective methodologies, science and culture, that reflect only a temporary-momentary truth called theory , or as a theory is […]