Monthly Archives: March 2013

The consistency of paraconsistency

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A47440&quot; _value=" Later in the introduction Morton said: “There is already a Rift between an object and its aesthetic appearance, a Rift within the object itself. Causality is not something that happens between … Continue reading

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Unrequited love of the withdrawn

For some strange(r) (non)reason I’ve been led back to reading Morton’s latest, Realist Magic. Lo and behold, the Introduction is related to the posts on ojbet a in a way I had heretofore not seen. I had to come to … Continue reading

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How to read Lacan

From Zizek’s “How to read Lacan“: “The melancholic is not primarily the subject fixated on the lost object, unable to perform the work of mourning on it; he is, rather, the subject who possesses the object, but has lost his … Continue reading

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Jouissance is the perfect Easter gift for flagellants

Bryant has 2 new posts on the Borromean knot.┬áThe first is focused on Lacan’s use and as is typical of my response to Lacan I’m again like say what?┬áThe second is also Lacanian, now on jouissance, of which there are … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly marries a goat

At least he does in this Colbert clip. Hilarious. He shows some past O’Reilly clips comparing gay marriage with goat marriage. Now that Bill O seems to think gays have the stronger argument for marriage equality Colbert must resort to … Continue reading

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Stop bargaining with chained CPI

Forwarded from the good folks at the Daily Kos: You didn’t hear about it in the corporate media, but last week U.S. senator and progressive powerhouse Bernie Sanders officially got the Senate on record opposing the use of chained CPI … Continue reading

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On the inside and outside of endo- and exo-relations

Here is an excerpt from this Shaviro blog post, consistent with some of my recent ruminations that will follow. “For one thing, I think that Simondon’s basic question of where individuals come from, how they come to be, is an … Continue reading

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Madhyamaka kaka and eternal objects

Here’s Shaviro’s home page. In the “essays and papers” section one can find chapter drafts from his book on Whitehead. This is interesting from chapter 2 on Whitehead’s eternal objects: “Eternal objects thus take on something of the role that … Continue reading

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2 unanimous Senate votes? Who knew?

I was made aware that the US Senate had 2 unanimous votes this week. Two! I would’ve thought that would be huge news, given the constant state of vitriolic partisanship rampant in our politics. But nary a word from major … Continue reading

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Oz the great and powerful

Note: This is for those who have already seen the movie, since it contains spoilers. I love the movie. I realize it’s only getting a 61% fresh rating at rottentomatoes.com, barely fresh. I’m starting to think that movie reviewers are … Continue reading

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