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My Verdict on Bataille

After having read Bataille extensively over decades, lived with his philosophy as an active factor in my life at various times, and written a great deal about him–Sovereign Disregard (2020), Evil Compassion (2017), General Energy (2015), Midnight Strike (2014), Intimate … Continue reading

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Journey to Catholicism (new site: marianweigh.com)

“At death we will see that what we preferred to Him was naught.”–St Francis de Sales In 2012, age twenty-five, I decided to “try” Christianity in a serious way. The context was an upcoming Religion, Literature and the Arts conference … Continue reading

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With Them Without Words: A non-dual heritage of future language

Article on poetry and language through the lens of Tristian Tzara, Derrida, and Schlegel now live at Epoché Magazine as of April 2022: https://epochemagazine.org/51/with-them-without-words-a-non-dual-heritage-of-future-language-in-tzara-derrida-schlegel-and-beyond/ As enticement to read, the features that unite what I call there a non-dual heritage of … Continue reading

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