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Who are the Unterrified?

There are people in this world who care not for what they are compelled to care for. We suspect that they are more numerous than they appear. Muted by the gaudy displays of daily civilization they think thoughts outside of … Continue reading

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Muslims, Modernity and the Mundane

The continuing saga of beheadings perpetrated by jihadists of ‘Western’ origin is much discussed and little understood. One relatively unseen perspective is that this saga highlights a crisis within ‘Western’ civilisation, within ‘modernity’. Religious fundamentalism of any stripe is a … Continue reading

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Genealogical Guff

The sheer lunacy that develops demand for products which markets always oblige to provide for always astounds me. The sense of emptiness and desperation which feeds that lunacy always leads me to despair. With the development of various technologies, newer … Continue reading

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Masking the Referent

Among the great driving forces of a mass ideological movement is the desire to mask the referent. By ‘the referent’ I refer to the desires and goals of referent individuals who head up the lead hierarchy of such a movement. … Continue reading

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Towards Libertarian Poststructuralism

Amongst most libertarian groups in the United States, certain concepts have been met not with open arms but outright hostility. Concerned not with the actual content of these ideas, the reaction against them has mostly been fed by an antipathy … Continue reading

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The Barricades of Broken Salvation

Surrounded by the corpses of fallen allies and enemies alike they climb above the barricades; rifles and flags clutched tightly in hands they scream appeals to liberty and curses of death upon their enemies. This is the provocative imagery of emancipatory struggle … Continue reading

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The False Conflict

It is said so often in social discourse that there are two realms of conduct competing for control over society:  one being the ‘public’ sector that represents ‘the state’ and the institutions that are dependant entirely upon state largesse; the … Continue reading

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