https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZyNJ3cKfEg THE ISLAND... IS US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9a7-2XLPqc&t=287s This is in my opinion an incredible misreading. Dostoevsky is not criticizing 'Utopianism' but rather Rationality itself. In fact a gutteral human cry rebutting those who would seek to have all live and die under the rubric "facts don't care about your feelings." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIiyuHwontk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r134VxyEdXY A good book to read regarding the narrative of the fall from eden is Erich Fromm's 'The Art of Loving'. He postulates an evolutionary corrolary that primitive man existed in a state of oneness with nature and everything and the more rationality and the ego developed - individuation - at the same time one … Continue reading I’ve Actually Been Watching Jordan Peterson’s Discussions on YouTube, Including Sections Posted of His Latest Talk With Ben Shapiro. I Have Many Thoughts In Response.
I have been curious about monasteries, cloisters, medieval lives of nuns and monks, and generally the idea of the pious and scholarly individual who joins an isolated community. I have read a few good books on it, including: Magic in the Cloister: Pious Motives, Illicit Interests, and Occult Approaches to the Medieval Universe(Magic in History)by Sophie … Continue reading A Fascination With Monastic Life With an Eye Toward Alternative Futures and Communities