Archive for October, 2011
Slavoj Žižek: ‘What will replace capitalism?
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek poses some interesting questions in a new essay titled “The Violent Silence of a New Beginning,” which was prepared from the remarks he made at Occupy Wall Street on October 10th
How Economic Inequality Harms Societies
We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow […]
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All the Single Ladies
Is marriage still a significant benefit to women? Kate Bolick’s Atlantic magazine article stirs the pot.
Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase? You don’t get it
It is difficult to comprehend a 21st century movement from the perspective of the 20th century politics, media, and economics in which we are still […]
Why goal-based living will ruin your life
Daniel Harbecke explores why the only thing worse than being a slacker is having direction
The Invisible Autistic Adult
I am not the invisible man. I am not an H.G. Welles character. You can put those bandages on me. When you take them off, I am a visible flesh and blood […]
Hermenaut: Philip K. Dick
Like Sartre before him,Dick was a fictionalizing philosopher he became obsessed with the question “What Is Human?
Got Class Warfare? Occupy Wall Street Now!
According to the ruling elite, the real class war is being waged against the belief in free and unfettered markets, the reign of unchecked capital, a culture of individualism and […]