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=raMeKX3659A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1KvgtEnABY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSO0lwZXaqA People are becoming boring and spiritless in our overtech-saturated culture. Good news would be if people were becoming pagans, witches, fuckin' Fremen. Ask the population how many have ridden the mighty sand worm. BOOORING. If you don't believe in God you either fail at your defining or you lack the sensory conditions … Continue reading Growing Number of Americans Self-Reporting As Atheist/Agnostic/None in New Poll. God is Concerned That There Will Less People Available to Fly Murder Planes Into Buildings He Doesn’t Like, While The TECHNIUM Gains Strength And Hums Into Bellowing Hunger To Drain More Eagerly Our Precious Bodily Fluids.
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.
Censorship, Bigotry, Anti-Constitutional Controls over our lives, - Trump may go away but the GOP will likely continue. So there are choices to be made. SCOTUS has a terrible credibility rating - but it is a stronghold of Anti-Democratic power for the right. How will the field play out after Trump is out of the … Continue reading Trump is Likely Going to Prison, Will Ron DeSantis Move On As a Smarter GOP-Nazi Leader, Or Will He Vow to Get Trump Out of Jail and Take On The Baggage to Gain the Base? (A Nietzcshean Perspective On the ‘Culture’ Wars)
#theocracykillschildren #godisamonster #god #spiritual #belief #rightwingextremism #faith #love #abortion #prochoice #prolife #reproductiverights #civilrights #scotus #roevswade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxcDTUMLQJI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soVNA0uepkY&t=16s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS_f6O8mWsk
I believe in God (technically it doesn't count as faith because we have met several times, but anyway that's another post.) My work in fiction largely focuses on technology's collisions with spirituality, aiming to find a path for spirituality to survive the over-technology-saturated life we have and the scientism and reductionism that has our culture … Continue reading Will Belief in God Survive the Religious Right?
In related news, the risen Jesus Christ was seen streaking across the white house lawn screaming lines from Rebel Without a Cause with his 'Whose Disciples Are They Anyway' Intergalactic Improv Troupe. Be excellent to each other.
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
by Cypress Butane It is all a mirror if one stares with the eyes Is it a sin to cut my hair I could get a tattoo but damn What does it mean - if I write upon my flesh the word 'Impermanence' - For this world, this time Permanent, La La Lee, I spin … Continue reading Contemplating Religious Orthodoxy As Found Guidebooks Written by Mental Illness Saints In The Course of Reality Breaks – A Poem
Nietzsche is on the minds of many top economic experts these days. As most business school graduates learn in foundational courses, Socratic wisdom is foundational (via Plato) to Western government and economics - which questions all and points truth and progress ever outward toward the ideal. But in the end Socrates is historically persecuted by … Continue reading Economic Experts Say Current Trends Point to Philosophy of Foundational Socratic Suicidal Duty to State Waning amid Rise of Nietzschean Influence