Monthly Archives: April 2012

Austerity and disaster capitalism

The banks continue to vulture economies worldwide. Recall that the US financial crises was intentionally engineered to cause economic collapse for the criminal gain of a few. Key regulations were removed that prevented said banks to both lend and speculate. … Continue reading

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The Republicans are the problem

Forget some specious post-partisanship that tries to “balance” left and right. Conservatives are counting on such weak liberal strategy to move their own agenda further and further to the extreme right. (Extreme wrong, actually.) I wholeheartedly agree with this recent … Continue reading

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Chop(ra) Suey

Check out this Integral Options post on Chopra’s latest nonsense. Here’s Julian Walker’s comment: “of course mind reduces to brain – this is an appropriate level of reductionism. no brain = no mind, period. damage the brain and you damage mental … Continue reading

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Chop(ra) Suey

Check out this Integral Options post on Chopra’s latest nonsense. Here’s Julian Walker’s comment: “of course mind reduces to brain – this is an appropriate level of reductionism. no brain = no mind, period. damage the brain and you damage mental … Continue reading

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Another metamodernism

In my research I came upon this wiki on metamodernism. Most of the references are to the journal Notes on Metamodernism. From an article in the journal: “The prefix ‘meta’ has acquired something of a bad rep over the last few years. … Continue reading

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Another metamodernism

In my research I came upon this wiki on metamodernism. Most of the references are to the journal Notes on Metamodernism. From an article in the journal: “The prefix ‘meta’ has acquired something of a bad rep over the last few years. … Continue reading

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Meta-modernism

Some excerpts from a Caputo interview. The first could be aimed at a kennilingual obsession with boundaries and meta-paradigms, which seems more inherent to the modernist project. “The…paradigmatic modernist would be Kant, who divides the world up into three critical … Continue reading

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Present at hand

Continuing discussion in the OOO thread and Bonnie’s blog post on the Magellan course led to the following ruminations: Balder: I’ve been looking forward to checking out his [Morton’s] forthcoming book, Realist Magic.  I was just thinking and writing about … Continue reading

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Present at hand

Continuing discussion in the OOO thread and Bonnie’s blog post on the Magellan course led to the following ruminations: Balder: I’ve been looking forward to checking out his [Morton’s] forthcoming book, Realist Magic.  I was just thinking and writing about … Continue reading

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America is not old-white-male enough?

Recall Bryant remarking that conservatives support while males and the top 1% of the economic pie, while liberals the marginalized voices like women and minorities. It is then no surprise that in these polls Romney is leading Obama in only … Continue reading

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