Francois Laruelle, Graham Harman, philosophy, realism, Slavoj Zizek

A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality.

The thought of Plurality came to be right now in coming across Graham Harman's plug for a couple new Object Oriented books. In particular, the ideas of Tristan Garcia, the "Life Intense". Now, I have not read hardly anything of Tristan; what I have read sort of left me pondering. Now, I just read the summary… Continue reading A Comment on Ontological Equivocation and the Possibility of Plurality.

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Philosophy and Racism.

The other day, I commented on a post over at Larval Subjects. Someone replied to my last comment: Racism is socially constructed. Just like gender. They are just signifiers without a signified. Now how do you think you can explain and convince someone who doesn't even know this kind of thinking exists? This is a… Continue reading Philosophy and Racism.

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Reality, Naivety and Addiction in 3 parts. PART 1.

A Comment Upon Zizek’s Recent Talk in Spain, June 2017. Reality, Naivety and Addiction. *   I know that everyone likes to have an opinion, and they also like for everyone else to have an opinion – no; they demand that what anyone has to say is an opinion. I ask: What happens when someone… Continue reading Reality, Naivety and Addiction in 3 parts. PART 1.

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Zizek and the Event of the Past: Part 2.

AMOREINOBLOG commented in part one and asked me a question, the answer to which, I think helps clarify what Im saying in the original post. So I am posting it here. Please comment.   AMORINOBLOG: “I find this post really interesting. But I need clarification, because I’d like to defend Zizek vis-a-vis the quotes you… Continue reading Zizek and the Event of the Past: Part 2.