“Is There an END to History” by 8-Bit Philosophy
In this excerpt from Robert Pfaller’s “On the Pleasure Principle in Culture: Illusions Without Owners,” the author discusses the functioning of interpassivity and enjoyment.
“I cannot tell you how proud I am to be in contact with you. Your acts are well thought, and based on deep insights into how oppressive power works, how it has to rely on a hidden obscene agenda, violating its own rules.”
Non-tenure track professors at universities probably don’t need science to tell them that their lack of stable employment is slowly killing them.
“Mr. Nozick’s Neighborhood,” the latest comic from Existential Comics.
I first came across Rick Roderick’s lecture series, Self Under Siege—Philosophy in the 20th Century, at the end of a long, disillusioning study session in graduate school. YouTube’s thumbnail image of the bearded, drably attired man crouching over a rigid dais suggested a mild tedium wildly incommensurate with the actual experience of watching the video. Rather than the lucid, studied intensity and sublime hilarity Roderick enacted in his talk, I expected something dryly informative that might compensate for the unwarranted neglect of proper book-learning I had assumed…
Existential Comics is a philosophy comic about, well, mostly Existentialism. Founded in December of 2013, it has since become a traffic behemoth drawing in over a million readers.
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Slavoj Zizek has been in the spotlight recently after a 2006 article he authored was outed as a near-copy of a 1999 book review in a white supremacist publication. Now, he responds to the allegations.