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DEATH DRIVE I: FREUD. Chapter 4 – Object-Disoriented Ontology (Part 3)

YouTube: DEATH DRIVE I: FREUD Welcome to Lecture 14 of Alenka Zupancic's What Is Sex? This lecture will focus on Part 3 of Chapter 4 - Object-Disoriented Ontology. The subsection for this chapter is titled "Death Drive I: Freud". In this subsection we will cover four major topics: Death drive as theoretical construction siteFreud's logic … Continue reading DEATH DRIVE I: FREUD. Chapter 4 – Object-Disoriented Ontology (Part 3)

HUMAN, ANIMAL. Chapter 4 – Object-Disoriented Ontology (Part 2)

YouTube: HUMAN, ANIMAL In this lecture we cover part 2 of Chapter 4 - Object-Disoriented Ontology, located in the subsection "Human, Animal". In this subsection we cover the four following themes: Human as evolutionary and spiritual differenceInterpretation of this difference in religious and secular contextsPsychoanalytic concept of the drive as jouissanceOntological consequences of the drive … Continue reading HUMAN, ANIMAL. Chapter 4 – Object-Disoriented Ontology (Part 2)

REASON: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

YouTube: REASON. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit This is the fifth lecture on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, here focused on the chapter titled "Reason". Following the chapter on Self-Consciousness, Hegel now wants to deal with the structure of self-consciousness, and its "reasons". Here "reasons" form the essential dimension of Hegelian idealism. For Hegel, the basic definition … Continue reading REASON: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

Lacanian Prosopopoeia. Chapter 8 – Lacan as a Reader of Hegel (Part 2)

YouTube: Lacanian Prosopopoeia. Žižek's Less Than Nothing: Ch. 8 - Lacan as a Reader of Hegel Pt. 2 (Series Playlist). In this video we introduce lecture 28 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 2 of Chapter 8 - Lacan as a Reader of Hegel: The Lacanian Prosopopoeia. In this work we explore the notion … Continue reading Lacanian Prosopopoeia. Chapter 8 – Lacan as a Reader of Hegel (Part 2)

Cunning of Reason. Chapter 8 – Lacan as a Reader of Hegel (Part 1)

YouTube: Cunning of Reason. Žižek’s Less Than Nothing: Ch. 8 - Lacan as a Reader of Hegel Pt. 1 (Series Playlist) In this video we introduce lecture 27 of Less Than Nothing focused on Part 1 of Chapter 8 - Lacan as a Reader of Hegel: The Cunning of Reason. In this work we explore … Continue reading Cunning of Reason. Chapter 8 – Lacan as a Reader of Hegel (Part 1)

Repetition to Drive. Chapter 7 – The Limits of Hegel (Part 6)

Final summary for Part 2: The Thing In-Itself: Hegel YouTube: Repetition to Drive. Žižek's Less Than Nothing: Chp. 7. Pt. 6. (Series Playlist) Welcome to Lecture 26 of Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing focused Part 6 of Chapter 7 – The Limits of Hegel.  This subsection is titled “Repetition to Drive" exploring a psychoanalytic foundation for philosophy … Continue reading Repetition to Drive. Chapter 7 – The Limits of Hegel (Part 6)

Blasting Off: My First 5-MeO-DMT Experience

This is a continuation of previous reflections on my psychedelic experiences, see: Real of Ayahuasca VisionsReturn to Origin: A Night with PeyoteReal of Ayahuasca Revisited The substance 5-MeO-DMT is a psychedelic substance in the same class as "regular" DMT and bufotenin. Although it has received less popular attention then DMT, 5-MeO-DMT has a small but … Continue reading Blasting Off: My First 5-MeO-DMT Experience

Coronavirus (2): Psychosis and the Unconscious

YouTube: Coronavirus (2): Psychosis and the Unconscious This article focuses on the psychotic and the unconscious dimensions/threats that are presented to consciousness because of the coronavirus, because of the emerging global pandemic. I want to say that I am categorizing psychosis as a state of consciousness that searches for meaning, reason and causes of the … Continue reading Coronavirus (2): Psychosis and the Unconscious

Coronavirus: The Inhuman Real

YouTube: Coronavirus: The Inhuman Real Welcome to the coronavirus world. Over the past few days coronavirus hype, news, and shutdown has turned totally global, and it is looking increasingly likely that the entire geo-political and economic world-system is going to be irreversible effected by this pandemic and this virus. The point of this article is … Continue reading Coronavirus: The Inhuman Real