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crispy
Interests: anarchism, puritanism, destruction of the existing putrid social order
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no one who listens to country music can have missed brad paisley, but i'm afraid i didn't focus adequately. i'm just now listening through the whole body of work: ten albums or so, of remarkably consistent excellence. what a fine... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at cheese it, the cops!
AI: nice one.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on inappropriation at cheese it, the cops!
that was a bit odd. on the other hand, that's the sort of mistake i make here and there myself.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on inappropriation at cheese it, the cops!
left and right, everybody today favors apartheid.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on inappropriation at cheese it, the cops!
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after my stint in re-education camp - for which i am really grateful to my jailers - i have come to realize that cultural appropriation is worse than evil: it is inappropriate. now i see that my cornrows were straight-up... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at cheese it, the cops!
here's what people mean when they start howling that we're in a post-truth era, reality is melting, etc. people like us (='the elites') have lost epistemic control over the peasants' minds. well they never had it, really, but they definitely... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
the video series on entanglements: a system of philosophy is complete at 9 installments. here's the new/last one, on political philosophy. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
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I'm in the Wall Street Journal today, writing again about immigration in rural PA. [that's my house] here is a really good piece on immigration in this area from the voice of america. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
i got rained out at the end. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
Thanks for the references, man. I would like to be as clear as possible! One thing I do reject: every attempt to reduce all value to a single dimension, as in 'pleasure' or 'happiness.' These are blanks or variables that mean whatever you want, more or less. We seek all sorts of things for all sorts of reasons.
Godwin is certainly an influence on me, Tony.
this week's splice: are you sure you're not being radicalized by 'social media'? Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
Entanglements 5: Epistemology. My hero G.E. Moore and his proof of the external world. Knowledge is merely true belief. Perception is ingestion. Extended mind thesis. Against Wittgenstein. Etc. and here is the playlist so far. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
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in splicetoday: avoid the emily dickinson biopic 'a quiet passion' at all costs. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
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a remarkably good piece/video from voice of america on the immigration situation in the tiny town where i live, and in the region. they showed the vid at the community meeting on the situation in gettysburg this evening. there were... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
who sucks? no doubt i do. but john ashbery definitely does. The man with the red hat And the polar bear, is he here too? The window giving on shade, Is that here too? And all the little helps, My... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
Whatever Trump did or did not say to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, the reaction right now is bizarre and out of all proportion. Many have said that 'if true' it has 'put American lives at risk.' I'm afraid... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
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trying to clean out a closet and came across a cache of sartwelliana, which came to me this way and that, but a lot of which i never looked at. i guess i am particularly interested in my family's writing... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
No way! I'm in the Wall Street Journal, on truth. Other crispy-truth resources: first bit of the truth chapter of Entanglements: a System of Philosophy New York Times: Philosophy Returns to the Real World Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
just showed this video to my 'anarchist theory' class. I might call the position 'anarcho-statism.' He envisions a full-scale liberal welfare state, a wild expansion of it, in fact. He wants "a bigger cage' until we break free of all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!
launching on a series of vids on entanglements: a system of philosophy. the first two are more or less intro. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at cheese it, the cops!