Preramble: In the last post on Identity Politics a lot of unarticulated and so unanswered questions were raised. In trying to keep the range narrow this is inevitable. The limits of language are often frustrating, but what other way do we have to convey meaning? Mystical understanding is more profound, yet is a communication between the self … More Choiceworthy
LARP as Myth [A] I shed the damp, sandy towel I had been comforting myself with on the evening beach only to find I am still wet, cold and under dressed. Putting the towel back on is worthless; it will only scratch and chill my sunburned skin. But I suddenly feel out of place in this … More Take the shore: a dream
Came across this painting dropped into a discussion thread at Radix Journal. I saw so many things in it at once I could not put them to words or even clear thoughts. I smiled instead. Perhaps this is what an epiphany is; multiple simultaneous insights coming faster than syntax can posses them. I want to learn … More Sentimental Journey
Had a rewarding conversation with Nick B Steves and Mark Citadel on the natural and metaphysical ground of traditional and contemporary Rightist thought, and how this differs from Leftists and Right-Nihilist traditions. We also talked about our beloved Tay; speculating on her whereabouts.
Totalitarian Diversity A fundamental of Progressive thinking is the unification of all people. The goal is to eliminate contentious differences between human communities. Under one notion of Global Humanity we will, it is hoped, put war and strife behind us. The goal is hard to disagree with. It sounds admirable enough, though it is a … More The moral conceit of the Left Pt.2
Blind Spot The subject at hand is a bit hard to articulate. Hard to articulate because it is counterintuitive. Counterintuitive because, against all our struggle loosing from the traps of liberal supremacy, we still find it hard not to believe they understand what they mean, that they have thought things through fully. That they know well … More The moral conceit of the Left Pt.1
Why we needn’t listen to the Dalai Lama: Against the tenacious hope for the unity of all peoples, I am a happy curmudgeon. This hope during the summer’s third world invasion of Europe was imposing, but the continued, if not increased faith in the coming Unity of Humankind, in the face of the recent attacks in … More Reinstating Us and Them
Thoughts on Kipling’s The White Man’s Burden and the invasion crisis Our people have a recurring cycle: degeneration precipitating the necessity of revival, leading to rejuvenation of the collective spirit. This rebirth brings with it a period of creativity and growth. Growth and surplus can ascend into hubris though, allowing for both generosity, if at times misguided, … More The Hubris of Generosity