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The Logic of Memory
6 days ago

The Logic of Memory

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  1. No memory exists in a vacuum. To remember is always to remember something else, and be reminded of yet another something, and another thing. These cascades of associations and …
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Unhinged
2 weeks ago

Unhinged

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In the last month, three people have “ghosted” me—ceased to communicate sans warning or explanation in what is a disquietingly common phenomenon in modern dating. I’d had a single date …
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Antonio Negri: The Adventures of Constituent Thought
3 weeks ago

Antonio Negri: The Adventures of Constituent Thought

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In his tribute to Felix Guattari, after his death in 1992, Antonio Negri wrote that for Guattari thinking was like “entering into another world”[1]. The thinker tries to follow the …
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Here Time Becomes Space
4 weeks ago

Here Time Becomes Space

Earth, water, fire, and air Met together in a garden fair, Put in a basket bound with skin: If you answer this riddle you’ll never begin.             –The Incredible String …
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In Defense of Hegel’s Notion of Monarchy
1 month ago

In Defense of Hegel’s Notion of Monarchy

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As is well known, Hegel advocated constitutional monarchy as the only appropriate form of political order that fits modern society. His numerous critics see this weird advocacy either as a …
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Trust in Institutions and the War Dividend
1 month ago

Trust in Institutions and the War Dividend

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Even if almost no one wants to admit it, our “system” is obsolete, and for this reason it is now morphing into a “closed system” – totalitarian in nature. It …
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We Need to Talk about the Devil: The Return of Theological Politics in Russia (and not only)
2 months ago

We Need to Talk about the Devil: The Return of Theological Politics in Russia (and not only)

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With Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine at a grim two-year anniversary, it might be necessary to supplement the geopolitical commentaries of pundits and technical analyses of military experts with something …
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Postmodern Identity Politics: Justice At Last, or Anti-Realist Sophistry?
2 months ago

Postmodern Identity Politics: Justice At Last, or Anti-Realist Sophistry?

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What is often called ‘identity politics’ in the twenty-first century seems to be closely connected to the rise of powerful new forms of communications technology. We have seen the birth …
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Just OK
2 months ago

Just OK

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The other day I asked a friend of mine whether or not I should go to the movie theater to watch the new indie film on the block. “How was …
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Day’s Eye Closed
2 months ago

Day’s Eye Closed

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The daisy gets its name from the fact that it opens its petals at daybreak and follows the sun throughout the day as it travels across the sky. The flower …
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