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After the Deluge: The Recovery of Ecstasy

Modernity Eclipsed! This ever-new-and-improved post-modern bubble in which we are living— routinely and affectionately referred to as the progress of Western Civilization — is not merely unsustainable, but it was wrong-headed from the very get-go.

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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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Corps-etat: The Corporate State

Click Image to Read Full Article State is the name of the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly it tells lies too; and this lie crawls out of its mouth: “I, the state, am the people.” That is a lie! … Continue reading

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