SPIRIT: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

YOUTUBE: SPIRIT. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. This is the next section in the Phenomenology of Spirit series. The first videos of this series cover: ForewordIntroductionConsciousnessSelf-ConsciousnessReason This section covers Spirit. This section starts focusing on a dialectical split of Alienated Spirituality. This split is historically unique to the modern period, and the emergence of "Enlightenment Consciousness". … Continue reading SPIRIT: HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT

DEATH DRIVE II: LACAN AND DELEUZE. CHAPTER 4 – OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 5)

YouTube: DEATH DRIVE II: LACAN AND DELEUZE Welcome to Lecture 16 of Alenka Zupančič's What Is Sex? This lecture corresponds to Part 5 of Chapter 4 — Object-Disoriented Ontology, under the section title “Death Drive II: Lacan and Deleuze”.  For the necessary precursor to this lecture, Death Drive I, see Lecture 14 in this series.  … Continue reading DEATH DRIVE II: LACAN AND DELEUZE. CHAPTER 4 – OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 5)

TRAUMA OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE. CHAPTER 4 -OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 4)

YouTube: TRAUMA OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE Welcome to lecture 15 of Alenka Zupančič's What Is Sex? In this lecture we are covering Part 4 of Chapter 4 - Object-Disoriented Ontology. You can find this part under the subheading "Trauma Outside Experience". Zupančič starts this section by re-introducing us to one of the core aspects of Freud's thesis … Continue reading TRAUMA OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE. CHAPTER 4 -OBJECT-DISORIENTED ONTOLOGY (PART 4)

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