Monthly Archives: January 2014

Re-enchant the skeleton.

Current trends in post-modern philosophy and psychology address the issue of the re-enchantment of the world.  The recurring theme being that modern scientific rationalism has extracted all intrinsic meaning from the world, and the human organism now lies in darkness, … Continue reading

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The Abyss of Freedom

Zizek, discussing virtual reality and the body, writes: “…our bodily self-experience is itself always-already “virtual,” symbolically mediated,this body to which we are forced to return is not the constituted body of the full self-experience, of “true reality,” but the formless … Continue reading

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Flay thyself.

In the interest of general sanity and health, let us abandon the notion of belief, as Kevin Sempler suggests. Let us move on to the notion of heuristic devices. What would formerly have been take an as a belief, can … Continue reading

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Posthumility

Posthumous men are not humble. Posthumous men acknowledge the fact that their place in Universe-at-large is utterly insignificant, but do not strive for humility. The posthumous man has passed through humility. Humility is the background from which the posthumous man … Continue reading

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