The Fallacy of the Void

In technological society, there have been few ideas more poisonous to the general uplift of Man than the notion that the fundamental materiality of existence is invariably devoid of meaning, when, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case. A popular view: (Naive) nihilism is the only possible outcome of a materialist, matterological or otherwise 'naturalistic'… Continue reading The Fallacy of the Void

Dionysus or Aphrodite? The Porn/Erotica Distinction, Prt. 2

In part 1 of this series we firmly established a useful linguistic categorization which well encapsulates and differentiates porn from erotica. Thus, it is now crucial to examine the ways which both forms of sexual expression are treated in contemporary America. Such a investigation cannot be conducted without first mentioning the landmark court case, Jacobellis… Continue reading Dionysus or Aphrodite? The Porn/Erotica Distinction, Prt. 2

Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt, prt.2

Ontological Machinism It is touted by those who disdain the terrestrial, by those who high-handedly dismiss the si quis ferro, those who seek to master temporality rather than remove one’s self from it, that all which is or can be mechanically defined is of a lesser inherent value than that which is of a supranatural… Continue reading Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt, prt.2

Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt

Conceptions of Self ~ Any philosophy which attempts to build its bedrock upon the conception of that which is beyond or devoid of the self is much like a castle constructed over a marshen bog. For those seeking divinity the concept of the Transcendence of Self is all, whether through their own will or through… Continue reading Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt

An Empirical Analysis of ‘American Exceptionalism’

I would like to briefly cover the notion of ‘American Exceptionalism’. This topic has become progressively more and more contentious and now hovers like a spectre of death over public discourse within America like the malevolent khefts of Egyptian folklore. Public opinion has clearly, unquestionably turned. In place of the heroic nationalism of old the… Continue reading An Empirical Analysis of ‘American Exceptionalism’