A Critique of Post-Structuralism’s Rejection of “Grand Narratives” and The Need For A “Post-Post-Structuralism”

The rejection of "grand narratives" by post-structuralism is no different from Marx's conclusion that religion would simply no longer exist in a truly free, or classless society. The post-structuralist critique of ideology, like Marx's critique of religion, is by and large rooted in social reality. But the post-structuralists fail to understand that rejecting all "grand …

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Historical Justice For The Crimes of a People’s Ancestors. To What Degree it Justice?

It is fun to joke about a Native American president deporting all Caucasians back to Europe, and this would be a form of 'total historical justice' for the Native American people, but are a people innately responsible for the crimes of their ancestors? No, but they are responsible for whatever injustice the present generation imposes …

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This post will be deleted within the next few weeks. A series of articles are going to be released in the next few weeks that are substantially different from earlier posts. This will largely be a new critique of late industrial society and the implications of the information and technological revolution in the era of …

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The Necessity of Exposing Social Constructs and Illusory Manifestations of Social Life: Exposing Some Basic Concepts

  unsplash-logoAshes Sitoula In order for human society to function, it requires countless abstractions (i.e. illusory manifestations of social phenomena that do not in actuality exist). Society itself is one such abstraction. The basis of any real critique of bourgeois society, of the later phases of the information and telecommunications revolution, or of human society …

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The Internet is Humanity’s Best Achievement: Let Us Use It To Better Ourselves

I think the internet was humanity's best achievement thus far. All other innovations pale in comparison. All of human knowledge is now knowable instantaneously. Never before was this possible in any previous epoch. We are all connected to one another through this medium of communication and anonymous exchange.   Let us preserve this great achievement …

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Atheism and Trotskyism: Both Negations of certain Ideology’s, Both Attacked For Similar Reasons

Atheism is the negation of religion. Trotskyism is Marxism and Leninism with the negation of "Marxism-Leninism", i.e., Stalinism. Both atheism and Trotskyism are defined by the fundamental negation of an aspect considered "normal" of the thing of which they are a part of, i.e. theology or Leninism (Marxism in the era of imperialism).   This …

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Religion and Socialism: A New Answer To The Religious Question

Religion and Socialism: A New Answer To The Religious Question Prelude to my Magnus Opus on Religion and Socialism   Some Historical Context (those familiar with the Trotskyist interpretation of the history of the Russian Revolution and the "fall of communism" can skip over this) In 1917 a revolution in Russia erupted that shook the …

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