The internet is not a book. If one has an argument against certain people's activities, one may write a rational argument and is free to publish their argument. This is not the same as being a public figure writing tweets about doctors being criminals for performing consensual treatments affirming gender identity, as Jordan Peterson recently … Continue reading Social Media Maintains Minimal Protections for Minorities, While Libraries & Schools Face Book Burning History Murdering Pogroms – Why Censorship Today Seems Capricious
Conservative types in the multimedia cineplex, stolid (uptight) too-straight men trying to play the crowd in the latter days of televised apocalypse. I recently returned to the paper I had published on Marshall McLuhan on Cyberpunks.com and reflected on Jordan Peterson's most recent public breakdowns harassing trans movie stars and banishment from twitter and his … Continue reading Reading Jordan Peterson as a Strung-Out (As We All Are Now) Postmodernist Marshall McLuhan
Ernest Hemingway's novel 'The Sun Also Rises' has just gone into the public domain with this batch of copyright-expired works this New Year. One of the few Hemingway books I've read... it opens with a quote Gertrude Stein imparted on Hemingway in conversation, "You are all a lost generation." Which became a shorthand name for … Continue reading The Sun Also Rises going into public domain so I can legally say this: You are all a lost generation.
The Roots of Romanticismby Isaiah Berlin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dhLq2G0FcM&list=PLBHxLhKiPKxBjK6Udz8i0QTlFZAXKzTtF Philosophy OverdoseThis is the first of six lectures given by Isaiah Berlin on Romanticism. In these lectures, delivered at Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art in 1965, acclaimed historian of philosophy Isaiah Berlin addresses the origins of what he deems "the greatest single shift in the consciousness of the … Continue reading The Roots of Romanticism – Lecture Series and Book – by Isaiah Berlin – (Lectures Linked)
"*mumbling.. (I get the feeling there's going to be a riot)..." - DJ Shadow I'm writing backstory on my Main character, why he's so fucked up. My writers group suggested sexual trauma, perhaps he's been abused. And since he ends up a cult leader, it should be by someone big league, one of those high … Continue reading 🎵 Slime Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping… Out Through my Suture…🎶
Reading this nifty book 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' to discuss on my video podcast in conjunction with watching the film 'Melancholia' by Lars Von Trier this week. This book is nuts, one of those books that is just endlessly a joy to indulge in. Written by Robert Burton under the pseudonym 'Democritus Junior' because Democritus … Continue reading 05.23.2020> ‘The Anatomy of Melancholy’