PhiloFiction

On the End of History & the Death of Desire (Notes on Time and Negativity in Bataille’s ‘Lettre á X.’)

6 Nov , 2017  

To continue from our conclusions regarding the question of what it would mean to love as a communist, we begin from the idea that abolition is what necessary binds communism as real movement to problems encountered in the life of desire, of the heart, of the family. And one key ...

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PhiloFiction

NONCONCEPTUAL NEGATIVITY: ADORNO+LIFE+DELEUZE

20 Jul , 2017  

NEGATION OF NEGATION vs AFFIRMATION

In Difference and Repetitioni, particularly in sections written on negativity, Deleuze, discussing the distinction between “being and non-being” and “being and non-being” rejects the consideration of the latter under the aegis of Hegelian dialectics. He is talking about Plato’s The Sophist and according ...

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PhiloFiction

The Swervers vs. the F*ck-Annies

23 Mai , 2017  

Recently the Center for 21st Century Studies in Milwaukee staged a conference with the enticing title “The Big No.” I wasn’t at the conference, but know a few people who were, and I watched a couple of the talks online. Among other things, the conference was notable for bringing both ...

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NonPolitics

10 Preliminary Theses On Resistance

31 Jan , 2017  

1. Resistance against Trump will first become manifest in radical acts of negation.

Sabotage this. Slow down that. Undermine a process. Raise questions. Draw lines. Flood systems. Destroy records. Overwhelm institutions. Withdraw your consent. Waste their time. Blockade everything. As Trump tears down the world around him in order to

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