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Max Stirner is winning the staring competition

On a crisp autumn afternoon I make my way through a graveyard that is of special importance to me. Various memorials line its uneven paths, punctuated by the occasional ancient mausoleum to a long dead aristocrat or member of the … 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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The Placebo of Simulacra

At some point, everyone experiences difficulty, an issue at hand, a struggle which they hope to overcome. These struggles are as varied as the stars, and may take the best part of one’s life to play out; many will not … Continue reading

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Segmenting Reality

Modern political discourse in societies which practice ‘liberal democracy’ is heavily dominated by symbolic forms which guide and regulate the discourse itself. These forms are most clearly presented in the concept of the political ‘issue’.  These ‘issues’ are debated (or … Continue reading

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On Political Apathy

Most people do not really care for politics. It is not something that dominates their daily thoughts. In common discourse, ‘politics’ is merely a side-interest that has as much importance as topics such as the weather, or sports to people … Continue reading

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The Inverted Rebellion

The symbol of ‘the rebel’ is everywhere. Do you not see it? In bright red t-shirts emblazoned with the face of the murderer Che Guevara, and green Palestinian scarfs, we see what has become the rebel ‘chic’.  Of course, many … Continue reading

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The Madness of Heteronomous Thought

Three people sit together facing an audience. They open their mouths and babble on about some story or concern. It is clear that that two of the three disagree at a petty level about particular aspects of a sub-topic that … Continue reading

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