They have sat down for dinner. The philosophers are at the first table, the conventional methodogists at another. The philosophers are having bread and water that are hardly distinguishable from prime rib and Cabernet Sauvignon, and they are having a wonderful time. The methodologists have the best of the house and their conversation revolves up… Continue reading Aphilosophy, Convention, Faith and God.
As a close to the Direct Tangents and segue to the next, this essay is a simple and direct stating of a basic series of the matter at hand. By 'series' i mean to refer to the structure of argument: points that must be understood as true in order for there to be an discussion;… Continue reading Direct Tangent 6.9: A Word on Faith: An Appropriate Rendition of Francois Laruelle’s ‘Sufficient Philosophy’; The True Object, A Moment with Pierre Bourdieu and the Practice of Process.
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.
If I am saying so myself: this title is pretty fkg great; hilarious. Anyways.... My reply to a comment by Mr. Adkins came out pretty good, so I'm posting it (with some editing): Mr. Adkins: - ""There is no contradiction where there is radical duality". Also, the excerpt above is interesting, the one about there… Continue reading Direct Tangent 6.5: What I Think Is A Pretty Good Indication of My Position.
I am a bit hard-headed. I think most critical thinkers/philosophers are. I find this the best basic method for my endeavor, which is a grounding of my experience in discourse. In this effort I have come across, what I could call, using the most true, and possibly non-philosophical sense of the term, guru that have… Continue reading Direction 5.18: Recant and Reoccasion.
I have to admit, I had never encountered the understanding that I have come upon, nor this position from where I proceed into the world, in another author that is alive; that is until I came across Francois Laruelle and his non-philosophy. But I still have to wonder of authors. I myself am skeptical of… Continue reading Direct Tangent 4.13: A Particular Addressing.