Monthly Archives: April 2019

Spirituo-materiality

SPIRITUO-MATERIALITY It’s difficult to countenance the divide between atheism and theism as a real one any longer, given the degree to which things have sunk into opinion on these matters, and when those preparing the next stages in thought are … Continue reading

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Enlikenment

ENLIKENMENT (after Wallace Stevens) 1 Some call the opacity of reality ‘God’, some call it ‘matter’. If you dig down deep enough, what do you find? Top-spinning quarks or Ishvara’s playing cards? A category like ‘quarks’ is made of resemblances … Continue reading

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Spit it out!

SPIT IT OUT! * To argue is to disagree about the world: what it has been, how it is, what it should become. Alongside this, a disagreement about our place in it, about who belongs where. It’s where world is … Continue reading

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General Energy

original: April 16, 2015 Bataille argues that the world of work (civilized society) poses human beings as objects among others, like tools designed to have function or a goal, objects that can fall into disuse. In his view, out of … Continue reading

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Philosophy of the Encounter

I Louis Althusser presents his thought of a “philosophy of the encounter” as follows: 1.) Before the formation of the world (any world), an infinity of atoms rain or fall through the void. All the elements that could potentially make … Continue reading

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