June, Anthroposophy is the doctrine of Rudolf Steinerphilosopher, Theosophist, mystic, and teacher of the early twentieth century, from Austria-Hungary. Rudolf Steiner's doctrine has a large component of Gnostic teachings, with elements as diverse as reincarnation and karma, the solar nature of Christ, the various nonphysical bodies of man, etc. Rudolf Steiner proposed them as the foundation for new activities, some of which have attained global success: On the website of the Federation of Waldorf Schools, or on visitors days at these schools, no one will speak openly about the links between Waldorf education and Anthroposophical beliefs.
Inside the Nazi CPU This is the first of a three part essay on the current rise in hard right political thought. Twenty-first centuries in which social progress and democracy are replaced by the rejuvenation of far older ideals: This essay forms part of a much wider study I am presently writing on the intersection between technology and new political ideologies emerging in the early twenty-first century.
Its provisional title for now at least is Voegelin Among the Machines. I have already published a portion of it several months ago on VoegelinView concerning the millenarian roots of transhumanism.
Do not adjust your set. This is going to be a very odd journey indeed. It speaks the exciting, facetious language of post-modern youth culture. If Voegelin were alive today I think he would be deadly interested to know why, insuch a thing is even possible.
The reactionary is a creature of obsessive order, dredging up totems from the past in the hope that these might plug the hole in a world he views as balancing precariously on the brink of chaos.
We might be able to laugh at Ignatius J. It has become a dangerous attempt to reverse things which may not be reversible — a desperate psychosis before the Ground of Being. Yet, as Bruno Latour has suggested, perhaps no matter who we are today, we are all reactionaries of a sort trying to mine the symbols of the past for a future based not upon time but upon locating things in shared global space.
A quick glance over what fills the cinemas, publishing houses and record labels at present — the mania of absolute nostalgia — is enough to leave one a little cold.
But is it all just hypnotic, comforting reruns? This term stems from the same metaxy than Voegelin borrowed from Plato — an oscillating betweenness. We want a second naivety, but we cannot quite bring ourselves to commit or create something beyond our comfort zone of pasts that were fleeting or died so long ago no one else is interested in them.
We are nearly a century from World War Two. Most people are not, and this fuels the idea that one has discovered something powerful in an age that is disinterestedly accepting or dismissive of just about everything.
The way in which many young people today seem to be trying to negotiate their way out of the post-modern maze is through humour. One can always pretend to be a Nazi for fun and get away with it online; one can actually really be one and simply brush it off as a joke because the possibility is just too ridiculous and vile.
Donald Trump is a secret Kantean who is going to raise Atlantis and complete the German system of idealism.
The thought that the Baby Boomers could have children who became facetious Nazis when it was their turn to stick it to the man and drop out is just a little too bitterly surreal. It sounds like a novel Kurt Vonnegut could have written.
If one were easily provoked by the devilry of psychoanalysis most of this might seem to scan like some bizarre desublimated, joyous rebellion against the liberal Boomer father figure. SS uniforms are a lot cooler than Burkeans in suits after all, and apparently a damn sight cooler than dreadlocks and tolerance.
At once it is the first platform in seventy years that has allowed all the real skinheads to come out of the woodwork into broad daylight without Anti-Fa being there to stomp on them. Five years ago many would probably have been picking on conservative Christians, mocking Neo-Nazis on Stormfront or part of the now rather pathetic open-source anarchism Anonymous.
An audience of increasingly angry youths feeling alienated by a rapidly changing world. A reaction to activists telling them that gamer culture is no longer just theirs by reminding them of the existence of the gestalt leftist super-scapegoat of the white-capitalist-fascist-colonial-male when they argue back.
Why not reappropriate this monster, if only for a laugh? Whatever the pits of 4Chan spit, everyone else gets it a few weeks later as a hand-me-down.Mar 20, · Adams cites the reaction of the mainstream medical community to an execrable anti-GMO (genetically modified organism) study by Professor Gilles .
The New Arachne Towards a poetics of dynamic forms 1 The first sketch of this essay, the ‘lecture-action’, Arachne, the Disorganised Spider, was presented in the context of the performance installation of Deufert&Plischke Emergence Room at the exhibition Push and Pull (Museum Moderner Kunt (MUMOK), Vienna, October ).
In Greek mythology, Medusa (/ m ɪ ˈ dj uː z ə, -s ə /; Μέδουσα "guardian, protectress") was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair.
"Life is Beautiful" is a film about love, optimism, courage and inner strength.
To be honest I can't get this film out of my thoughts and decided to write this brief review in the hope that I could move on.
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Frankenstein can be seen as both a victim and a martyr ultimately due to the creation of the Monster. It was his creation of life that caused him to become a victim and martyr. At first, we will see Frankenstein as a victim for the way he is found by Captain Walton, ‘(P27) generally melancholy and despairing’.
As well as making clear Frankenstein is in a bad state when first found, it also.