Tag: Bolsonaro

  • Guerra cultural

    Guerra cultural

    I.  Praxis is at once the agitating mechanism and the key site of misosophy, the hatred of wisdom. Philosophy teaches, on the contrary, ambivalence and detachment. Contrary to philosophy, theory-in-the-world is of-praxis, specifically the praxis of deferral. Taking a loan is the theory of being able to pay it back at a later time. This deferral operator also […]

  • A glossary

    A glossary

      I wrote this for a friend. This overview of asemic horizon’s technical terminology (known as “space opera” to earlier readers) follows an order that’s specific (such that it supports a series of contrasts and comparisons) but not special (in that no particular concept or term is anterior to others). THEORY is the theory of […]

  • die Gefahr

    die Gefahr

      I. We introduced the notion of larger and smaller axiologies in ….Prince Kropotkin  and made it tidy in The Wave, from which (breaking with tradition) I quote: 2.3 An axiology A is larger than an axiology A’ if it contains a theory of the valuable means of producing values in A’. Earlier in Kropotkin this had been motivated […]

  • The unbearable lightness of Prince Kropotkin in Hi-Z

    The unbearable lightness of Prince Kropotkin in Hi-Z

    I The recursive definition of “theory”: theory is the theory of generic structure. Just leaving this here. II A veritable constitutional crisis that has been brewing in Brazil for a while is currently reaching a boiling point. ‘Tis probably none of the things you are thinking about if you aren’t extremely current on Brazilian politics (myself, […]

  • A gentle introduction to Asemic Horizon

    What is meant by “asemic horizon”? bits and pieces of theory (recursive definition: theory is the theory of generic structure); streams threatening to coalesce into rivulets; an asymptote (a horizon); as theory approaches it, the entire world becomes pure gestures. Pure gestures can be understood; in the real situation which is saturated with meanings, the world […]