philosophy

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… Continue reading One of the most Important Questions Of our day: How Much is too Much?

philosophy

Reclaiming the social from the platforms that are eviscerating it

Reclaiming the social from the platforms that are eviscerating it http://markcarrigan.net/2019/01/08/reclaiming-the-social-from-the-platforms-that-are-eviscerating-it/ — Read on markcarrigan.net/2019/01/08/reclaiming-the-social-from-the-platforms-that-are-eviscerating-it/ My comment: That is interesting in how their proposal implicitly retains the ideal of freedom. Where there is a supposed as essential “exception” that is being impinged upon. I think what the internet is exposing (what Latour and others are… Continue reading Reclaiming the social from the platforms that are eviscerating it

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The impossible, Part 3.

When we talk about the impossible we might see a light at the end of the tunnel, but this light is really just the part of the tunnel that has electricity. The point of any discussion that wishes to find a solution, should not be about solutions. So far as reality proper and ideological power… Continue reading The impossible, Part 3.

aphilosophy, bad faith, convention, critical theory, Exhibition, existence, existentialism, faith, Francois Laruelle, irony, Jean-Paul Sartre, neo-modernism, non-philosophy, objectivism, philosophy, radical, reality, Slavoj Zizek, true object, Uncategorized

Post-post-modern-modernism: The Mistake of Irony; Or, The Ironic Mistake.

Perhaps a little bitty on postmodernism and the, what could be labeled of our current situation, post-post-modern-modernism. Here are a couple links that roughly define the conventional problem I will address in this essay. The first is a little less ridiculous than than the second. The first offers us an argument for why postmodernism is… Continue reading Post-post-modern-modernism: The Mistake of Irony; Or, The Ironic Mistake.

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Further on Faith; A Reflection.

Im gonna step a little closer to home here, just for a moment, and offer what could be considered a fictional account of life in experience. A word on faith. "Where I am offended, I have faith." I have difficulty with a faith that must be worked for, as if some times I have faith… Continue reading Further on Faith; A Reflection.