Wednesday, February 24, 2021

On Medium: Conservatism's Hollowness and the Ruse of the Political Spectrum

Here's an article on Roger Scruton, the oxymoron of "conservative thought," and why conservatism is best thought of as an instinct, not as an idea, since the idea of conservatism refutes itself.

Monday, February 22, 2021

On Medium: Why We’re All Spellbound by Myths

Here's an article on how the myth of the self makes us susceptible to religious and to secular fictions, and how those fictions are politicized, as in the case of Christian literalism.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

On Medium: The Dread of Pantheistic Enlightenment

An article on whether transhuman enlightenment will be required to manage the pantheistic upshot of naturalism and to recapture the prehistoric animist's sense of wonder.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sunday, February 14, 2021

On Medium: Know Yourself and Renounce Self-Help Therapy

Read on about enlightened humility, the audacity of therapy culture, and why we shouldn't oversimplify the self's nature or expect easy answers in life.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

A Critique of Libertarian Self-Ownership

Here's an article on personal freedom, morality, the market, and our existential predicament.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Thursday, February 4, 2021

On Medium: The Christian Ethos and the Primacy of Aesthetic Meaning

This article extrapolates from Yuval Harari's comparison between organized religions and business corporations, to deal with the fictions of our collective and personal brands.