Monthly Archives: August 2012

Otto Laske and OOO

In my short but intense participation with Commons’ Yahoo forum* I always appreciated Otto Laske’s perspective, since he generally questioned the rigidity of developmental paradigms while simultaneously supporting them. So I’m pleased to see Laske has a piece in the … Continue reading

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Otto Laske and OOO

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A43227&quot; _value=" In my short but intense participation with Commons’ Yahoo forum* I always appreciated Otto Laske’s perspective, since he generally questioned the rigidity of developmental paradigms while simultaneously supporting them. So I’m … Continue reading

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Fox news columnist calls out Ryan’s lies

Yes, amazing, I know. Sally Kohn works for Fox news and she criticized Ryan for his convention speech lies. She said of Ryan’s speech, it “was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant … Continue reading

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Taibbi: Romney, Greed and Debt

Matt Taibbi has a new Rolling Stone article on this here. He finds Romney to be a man of vision and purpose, but one not conducive to any but the richest among us. He and the regressives generally rail on … Continue reading

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Regressives know propaganda but use it to lie

As I’ve stated before, GOP operatives are masters of framing. Lakoff has also noted this and that progressives must learn from it to get their message across. They are catching up but the difference is that regressives lie in their … Continue reading

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The Hermetic Deleuze

Balder started an IPS thread on this new book by Joshua Ramey. There is also some discussion of the book in this post referencing the Footnotes 2 Plato review. My initial response: I admit to being highly skeptical of a … Continue reading

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Bill Maher’s opening jokes this week

His opening was particularly funny to me this week. Here are some of my favorites. On the Republican convention being held in Tampa and the news of an impending hurricane: “Newt Gingrich says he like hurricanes and looks forward to … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on regressive fantasy

My recent post on Batchelor highlights the importance of fighting the kind of religion typical of Todd Aiken in its absurd ignorance of basic science. Not all religion or spirituality, just the mythic kind that believes in absolute nonsense because … Continue reading

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Bryant’s idealistic realism and/or realistic idealism

This is an interesting blog post by Bryant, which initiated this IPS discussion. Balder: I enjoyed this post by Bryant.  It was clarifying for me, in some ways, but I guess also a mild let-down: what he articulates as the OOO … Continue reading

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Bryant’s idealistic realism and/or realistic idealism

This is an interesting blog post by Bryant, which initiated this IPS discussion. Balder: I enjoyed this post by Bryant.  It was clarifying for me, in some ways, but I guess also a mild let-down: what he articulates as the OOO … Continue reading

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