A More General Thinking of Economy

The major difficulty anyone attempting to think about economics is the complexity involved in thinking about restricted economies. No matter the restriction applied, the more restricted the economy under consideration, the more external variables come into play, making a sensible understanding more difficult. This results in a strange oddity of economics, where what appears to… Continue reading A More General Thinking of Economy

The Core Problem with Natural Science: ‘Nature’ is Not ‘Natural’

The most basic issue with natural science is simple, and devastatingly so.  What natural science intends by the term ‘natural’ is simultaneously what makes ‘nature’ understandable via empirical method.  However, ‘nature’ for the most part is not ‘natural’ in the requisite sense.   If we drop the term nature for a moment, since it’s a… Continue reading The Core Problem with Natural Science: ‘Nature’ is Not ‘Natural’

Pirate Bay or Promo Bay?

  With all the hate-on for sites such as the Pirate Bay, perhaps their tagline of the “Promo Bay” isn’t as snide as those intent on “intellectual property rights”, (which always somehow only includes the rights of corporations that distribute it and not those that originate it), try to make out. According to purchasers of… Continue reading Pirate Bay or Promo Bay?

Nietzsche’s “Eternal Return of the same” and Heidegger’s Finitude of Being

At first glance, the two notions seem opposite, yet they can be seen as opposite in a manner that is inherently complementary. The interpretations of the eternal return (such as those of Levinas and Derrida) that posit some sort of difference in what returns do violence to Nietzsche’s idea. They re-inscribe a Hegelian “bad infinity”… Continue reading Nietzsche’s “Eternal Return of the same” and Heidegger’s Finitude of Being

The Ordinariness of the Ordinary

It is much easier to think the uncanniness of the uncanny, and even the uncanniness of the ordinary, than it is to think the ordinariness of the ordinary. Its self-evidence is itself opaque, and in its self-evident plainness we pass over it to the extraordinary, even if it is only the extraordinariness of the ordinary.… Continue reading The Ordinariness of the Ordinary