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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

Dialectical Thinking (Part 2)

YouTube: Dialectical Thinking (Part 2): Principle of Dialectical Negativity and the Beyond of Religion and Science In this second essay on dialectical thinking we are going to be covering Part 2, "Principle of Dialectical Negativity and the Beyond of Religion and Science". In using the principle of dialectical negativity in order to go beyond both … Continue reading Dialectical Thinking (Part 2)

Dialectical Thinking (Part 1)

YouTube: Dialectical Thinking (Part 1): Origins of the Search for Truth, and the Consequences for Fundamental Theory This is a lecture series focused on dialectical thinking that will be focused in three parts.  The first part focuses on "Origins of the Search for Truth, and its Consequences for Fundamental Theory"; the second part focuses on … Continue reading Dialectical Thinking (Part 1)

Plato’s Parmenides (Theory of Forms)

YouTube: Plato's Parmenides (Theory of Forms) Welcome to a special lecture focus on Plato's Parmenides.  Plato's Parmenides is a famous dialogue where Plato attempts to articulate the "Middle Period" of his "Theory of Forms".  The Theory of Forms is meant to demonstrate the relationship between Sense-Perception of the world, and Logical Form, or the content … Continue reading Plato’s Parmenides (Theory of Forms)

FOR TODAY… PLATO! / ŽIŽEKIAN MASTERCLASS (11)

YouTube: For Today... Plato! / Playlist In this masterclass we are focusing on a way in which Žižek attempts to revive Plato for the 21st century. Starting with the fact that in order to revive Plato in the 21st century, we have to confront the fact that Plato was negated in the 20th century.  20th … Continue reading FOR TODAY… PLATO! / ŽIŽEKIAN MASTERCLASS (11)