There will be a few opinions expressed in this post. My main critique is that Jordan Peterson does not understand the issues that he is condemning, and so what sounds like intelligence is really just small minded opinion based upon an ignorance. Here is a post worth reposting: Originally posted on Cadell Last: Synthesis! Video:… Continue reading Another argument against the existence of white privilege: The postmodern “no exit“.
(Note: These posts refer to Slovoj Zizek's talk he did in Spain a few months ago; this one: *** This ‘post-traumatic world’ that might exist in a utopian dream, if it were not for the naïve subject who is able to have a view where by hope can reside, does not occur within the… Continue reading Reality, Naivety and Addiction; Part 2: Google and the failure of communication.
(Sorry; correction: Evergreen State College) I've been paying attention to the blog Why Evolution Is True, specifically about the situation at Evergreen University in Olympia, Washington. Here is a quote from that link that I think gives a pretty good representation of what is really occurring over there, but a number of places besides: " “If… Continue reading Evergreen University and the Intersectionality of Race, Vocality and Religion. An opinion — Yes, From A White Male.
What does such a success suggest? If I were to succeed at leaving no trace what does that mean? Since I would have left no trace after I left to therefore succeed, and because I am indeed speaking with reference to life, or my life in particular, I must be saying that for the life… Continue reading An empty success.
It is not progress that allows failure; it is failure that allows for progress. But not as a cause. Failure is only linked to progress through a particular framing of meaning that is oriented upon progress. This is an emotional investment. The truth in our feelings, the linking of feeling to event to decision of… Continue reading Divergence and the Failed Route. (More notes “Of Spirit”)