Thursday, May 6, 2021

On Medium: Sex Between Minds: A Human Stamp On Our Animality

Read on about our sexual games of subjugation, the narrowmindedness of intimacy, and the impetus behind the ascetic revulsion towards them. 

This article follows up on "Romanticizing the Crudity of Sex."

Monday, May 3, 2021

On Medium: Buddhism and The Threat of Nihilism

Read on for an article about Buddhist pragmatism and the secular reconstruction of morality, and how the Buddhist's therapeutic coyness with metaphysics flirts with self-defeating nihilism.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021

On Medium: The Tragic Overkilling of George Floyd

My interpretation of the perfect storm that killed George Floyd, including the paranoia, histrionics, militarization, and police humiliation.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

On Medium: The Antisocial Implications of Mystical Monism

An article on why we should expect enlightened mystics to be amoral nihilists. If selfishness is based on egoistic illusions, why isn't compassion just as wrongheaded?

Monday, April 19, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Interview and Infantilization Article

I did an email interview with a writer, Sarah Simon, who came across my Medium articles on cultural infantilization, and her article which includes a broader discussion of the phenomenon along with my interpretations of it can be found here.

Friday, April 16, 2021

On Medium: The Oversupply and Triviality of All Natural Beings

An article on the naturalization of Plato’s pessimism about nature: scientific dualism, the oversupply of digital content, and the trivialization of abundant being.

You can find an earlier take on this idea in "Horror for the Codes of Creation."