I had an opportunity this morning to confront one of my biases. This one was about THe-Philosopher-Who-Will-Not-Be-Named (TPNN for short). Look in the comments of my pervious post about Derrida for a short video of a piece of one of his talks. I historically disliked TPNN Becuase I feel he is missing a key component… Continue reading Commenting on a Philosopher without giving him more undue celebrity.
Crack the alienated philosophical subjectivity. CLICK HERE to BEGIN THE HACK ! "...of course we can talk about snow, for example, talk about what it is, describe how it feels what it looks like, bring forth chemical structures or physical structures of snow all the various aspects of snow -- but if you've never been… Continue reading Begin the Hack.
Navigating Climate Tragedy – via Jem Bendell http://syntheticzero.net/2018/10/04/deep-adaptation-a-map-for-navigating-climate-tragedy/ — Read on syntheticzero.net/2018/10/04/deep-adaptation-a-map-for-navigating-climate-tragedy/ My comment: “...That synthesis leads to a conclusion there will be a near term collapse in society with serious ramifications for the lives of readers. The paper reviews some of the reasons why collapse- denial may exist, in particular, in the professions of… Continue reading Navigating Climate.
A Quick Note on Patchwork Subjectivities http://xenogothic.com/2018/09/29/a-quick-note-on-patchwork-subjectivities/ — Read on xenogothic.com/2018/09/29/a-quick-note-on-patchwork-subjectivities/ When reason is upheld in its potential to apprehend the truth of all things, the result witnesses the philosophical movement of the 20th century: We find then that philosophy begins to replay itself under different terms. This replaying, seeing itself as a true expression… Continue reading A Philosophical Religion in the works
In my very early and preliminary reflections on whiteness and being white it seems obvious to me that two issues are present in the philosophical reckoning. 1) The theoretical postmodern maxim of discursive reality. And 2) The fact that no human Being is actually white. At best, even an albino is not truly white. If… Continue reading Problematizing Whiteness; Correlation and the Two Routes.
Lets see if we can get anywhere. The issue is Truth. No other issue is significant. Other issues may exist, but then of these questions, the matter of existence is at issue. What is True is not in question; rather, where we have the question "What is Truth?" thereby do we have a misunderstanding of… Continue reading The Truth is not on Trial: The Religious Apology for Reality.
So its about time I get back to the issue at hand. I have been writing what is turning out to be an extensive essay concerning Graham Harman and the Object Orientation of the SpeculativeRealists, but it is getting much too long and getting to be, as it turns out, a way more tangential discussion… Continue reading SE part 7; A Synopsis of the Issue So Far.