Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Despair of Doing Nothing: A Thought Experiment

False materialistic culture and agriculture begin and end by “doing.”                                But the way of [the] true man begins and ends by “doing nothing.”  (Masanobu Fukuoka, The … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Agriculture, Anarchy, Aristotle, Body-politic, body-subject, capitalism, Christianity, civilization, collapse, commodification, cultural crisis, democracy, earth, earthly-sensuous, entrepreneurship, evangelical, feminine, feral, freedom, geopolitics, human nature, language, madness, nature, Nietzsche, Obama, phenomenology, primal humanity, progress, rationality, religion, sexuality, soul, Spectacle, syllogism, time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Scary! No?

I’m at our family dacha now, outside the small village of Kizlukha, in Altai Krai, Russia.  We have decided to build a new banya here with some additional living space, in preparation for spending more time and longer periods outside of the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Africa, American Dream, Anarchy, Body-politic, business, capitalism, censorship, Christianity, civilization, collapse, commodification, Corporate State, cultural crisis, democracy, entrepreneurship, evangelical, feminine, feral, Financial Crisis, freedom, geopolitics, global collapse, Hedges, Islam, Obama, Presidential politics, progress, rationality, Russia, Siberia, social contract, Spectacle, State, thought police, trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Fairest Maidenhead of All

Click Image to Read Article OK, my friends, let’s dive right in.  Shall we?  Well, I don’t mean that literally, of course. Nevertheless, I begin this post by notifying all of you that we are entering generally forbidden territory given … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Agriculture, American Dream, Body-politic, body-subject, capitalism, Christianity, civilization, Colonialism, commodification, Corporate State, cultural crisis, earth, earthly-sensuous, entrepreneurship, evangelical, feminine, feral, freedom, geopolitics, GMO foods, Hedges, homeland security, human nature, Monsanto, nature, primal humanity, progress, sexuality, State, time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

As The World Turns: Eschatological Capitalism

Click Image to Read Text The great unmentionable evil at the center of our culture is monotheism. (Gore Vidal, Selected Essays ) As the world turns, and we continue our free-fall into a surreal concoction of self-induced all-consuming avarice, the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Africa, American Dream, Anarchy, Austerity, Body-politic, business, capitalism, censorship, Christianity, civilization, collapse, Colonialism, commodification, Corporate State, cultural crisis, democracy, evangelical, Financial Crisis, geopolitics, global collapse, Hedges, homeland security, human nature, inverted totalitarianism, Islam, madness, Monsanto, nature, Occupy Wall Street, peak oil, primal humanity, progress, rationality, religion, Riots, Russia, social contract, soul, State | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Imperial Will: Our Linguistic Straightjacket

It is May Day and another extended holiday has arrived in this central Siberian region of Russia, going right on through to Victory Day on May 9th.  The rapidly advancing urban landscape gives way to primitive countryside villages, then to … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in American Dream, Aristotle, capitalism, civilization, collapse, commodification, Corporate State, cultural crisis, earthly-sensuous, feral, geopolitics, global collapse, Hedges, human nature, language, nature, Nietzsche, phenomenology, polysemy, progress, rationality, Russia, Siberia, syllogism, time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment