Category Archives: Plato

Dugin, Heidegger, and the Politics of Openness

There is quite a bit of commotion these days over the state of the world, including the state of our State.  We are witness to dramatic shifts in geopolitics, as well as social and economic relations among peoples, as trailing … Continue reading

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Cellular Identity

by Derek the Red ‘it’s difficult for one lone voice to speak up in today’s world, but here we go ladies and gentlemen.’ the somewhat educated have heard of Socrates, his student Plato, and then his student Aristotle; now i don’t … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It – Visual Overshoot?

Click Image To Read Full Article  The wood nymphs vanished as the woods filled with trailer camps.Water sprites have been crowded out by submarines and scuba divers. – Walter Ong, “World as View and World as Event”  In view of last week’s discussion … Continue reading

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Naturally Human: A Hypothesis

Click Image to Read Article By virtue of natality and the ability to act, each new individual poses a threat to civilization. The child carries barbarism with him or her.  – Einer Overenget Perhaps we would not view babes as self-centered … Continue reading

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Business As Usual: Social Entrepreneurs and Other Psychopaths

Click To Read Full Article There is quite alot of talk today about re-envisioning, re-engineering, or re-inventing our civil society – its politics, its social structures, and perhaps more significantly, its economic infrastructure; we hear much about transition towns, sustainability, … Continue reading

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