Culture, Philosophy

The Formless Found

Heidegger & the Landscape Insurgency Against Modern Art From the beginning of formalized artistic practises and artistic traditions in the West, the two main points of muse and refuge for all artists have been the image of the human body and the image of the landscape. Specifically, the landscape, whilst not coming into its own […]

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Philosophy

In Favor of Nihilism

“God is dead. God remains dead,” says Friedrich Nietzsche, “And we have killed him.” As strange and enraging the proclamation is, it in no way fails to appeal to the keen eye who identifies the intent of such a provoking announcement. Nietzsche, in his most nihilistic of moments, went to the point where even the […]

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Philosophy

Primer, Pt. 16: Liber

Freedom! Oh that sweet breath, that sweet air that sings sweet songs. We lust after freedom and freedness as twins intertwined; to possess and exercise our rights to nonrights. This paradoxical duality flows in the air we breathe, in the air we hear, in the air we speak; a miasma which presses down and beneath […]

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Philosophy, Spirituality

Be Wary of “Postmodern” Theology

In class the other week I was having an introduction to my mandatory political theory course, in which the subject matter is centered around various ideas and strains of “post-humanism” as my professor is fond of the subjects (maybe another article will come out of it, who knows). We were reading the foundational essay of […]

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Philosophy, Spirituality

On Logos

We have often spoken of Logos and its centrality in life; all men are called to conform themselves to it. In truth, there is so great a depth to this word and what it signifies that it could not all be discovered in a lifetime. Nevertheless, as it is a fundamental concept of metaphysics and […]

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Philosophy, Politics

The Hierarchical Heresy

Hierarchy… The word has become something of a prelude to incantations of aspirations for lofty empire and personal mastery among the contemporary dissident-right. Discerning ears will oft hear the rightist cry of, “We need strong leadership!” Yet, seemingly invariably, once a leader steps up to the plate (or is merely proffered by others as a […]

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