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E38 Primitivism: It is Time to Kiss the Earth Again, by Ramon Elani

E38 Primitivism: It is Time to Kiss the Earth Again, by Ramon Elani

 
 
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Today’s reading is the second in a series of four in Essays From the Tiger’s Leap, a pamphlet by Ramon Elani and available from Little Black Cart. Essays From the Tiger’s Leap, at LittleBlackCart.com Ramon Elani at TheAnarchistLibrary.org

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E37 Primitivism: Fallen Skies, by Ramon Elani

E37 Primitivism: Fallen Skies, by Ramon Elani

 
 
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Today’s reading is the first in a series of four, from Essays From the Tiger’s Leap, a pamphlet by Ramon Elani and available from Little Black Cart. Essays From the Tiger’s Leap, at LittleBlackCart.com Ramon Elani at TheAnarchistLibrary.org

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E36 Toward a New Anarchism: Anarcho-Daoism, by Jacques

E36 Toward a New Anarchism: Anarcho-Daoism, by Jacques

 
 
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Today’s reading is newly available from Little Black Cart. Toward a New Anarchism: Anarcho-Daoism at LittleBlackCart.com Similar podcasts you may enjoy: Anews a podcast about what anarchists are doing, saying, and thinking The Brilliant a podcast on anarchist theory

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E35 Nameless: An Egoist Critique of Identity, by Apio Ludd

E35 Nameless: An Egoist Critique of Identity, by Apio Ludd
Apio Ludd

 
 
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Today’s reading is available in the collection, Egoism, by Ardent Press and available from Little Black Cart. Egoism at LittleBlackCart.com. Similar podcasts you may enjoy: Anews Podcast — a podcast about what anarchists are doing, saying, and thinking The Brilliant — a podcast on anarchist theory

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E31 Wandering Off from Willful Disobedience (Three Remarks and an Imaginary Title), by Alejandro deAcosta

E31 Wandering Off from Willful Disobedience (Three Remarks and an Imaginary Title), by Alejandro deAcosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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Today’s reading is Alejandro deAcosta’s book, How To Live Now Or Never, published by Repartee and available from Little Black Cart. How To Live Now Or Never, by Alejandro deAcosta, at LittleBlackCart.com Willful Disobedience at LittleBlackCart.com Willful Disobedience at Amazon.com The Spectre of Society, stories and reviews selected from The Anvil Review, at LittleBlackCart.com The…

E30 A Lesson In Desire, by Alejandro deAcosta

E30 A Lesson In Desire, by Alejandro deAcosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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Today’s reading comes from the Repartee book How To Live Now Or Never, which is entirely essays by Alejandro deAcosta, available from Little Black Cart. See my earlier episodes for others of his essays. How To Live Now Or Never at LittleBlackCart.com Other writings by Alejandro deAcosta at LittleBlackCart.com Other writings by Alejandro deAcosta at…

E29 That Teaching Is Impossible, by Alejandro deAcosta

E29 That Teaching Is Impossible, by Alejandro deAcosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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Today’s reading comes from the Repartee book How To Live Now Or Never, which is entirely essays by Alejandro deAcosta, available from Little Black Cart. See my earlier episodes for others of his essays. How To Live Now Or Never at LittleBlackCart.com That Teaching Is Impossible at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Other writings by Alejandro deAcosta at LittleBlackCart.com…

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E27 Symbiogenetic Desire: An Egoist Conception of Ecology, by Bellamy Fitzpatrick

E27 Symbiogenetic Desire: An Egoist Conception of Ecology, by Bellamy Fitzpatrick
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“Our sorrow and rage is not directed at some essential metaphysical Other that attacks Nature; it is directed at an immediate mutilation of our experience, of ourselves.” ~ Bellamy Fitzpatrick Today’s reading, “Symbiogenetic Desire: An Egoist Conception of Ecology,” by Bellamy Fitzpatrick, is one of five writings in Egoist Ecologies, compiled by Enemy Combatant Publications…

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E23 A Chinese Sage, by Oscar Wilde

E23 A Chinese Sage, by Oscar Wilde
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“The perfect man ignores self; the divine man ignores action; the true sage ignores reputation.” ~ Chuang Tzu Today’s reading, A Chinese Sage, is from Neither Lord Nor Subject: Anarchism & Eastern Thought, a collection compiled by Enemy Combatant Publications and made available through Little Black Cart. Neither Lord Nor Subject at LittleBlackCart.com Enemy Combatant…

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E22 The Theory of the Individual In Chinese Philosophy: Yang-Chou, by Alexandra David-Neel

E22 The Theory of the Individual In Chinese Philosophy: Yang-Chou, by Alexandra David-Neel
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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Today’s reading, The Theory of the Individual in Chinese Philosophy: Yang-Chou, is from Neither Lord Nor Subject: Anarchism & Eastern Thought, a collection compiled by Enemy Combatant Publications and made available through Little Black Cart. Neither Lord Nor Subject at LittleBlackCart.com Enemy Combatant Publications at LittleBlackCart.com Offer feedback to Cory@LittleBlackCart.com. Thanks for listening!

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E21 Neither Lord Nor Subject, by Bao Jingyan

E21 Neither Lord Nor Subject, by Bao Jingyan
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“…[A]ll this could have been dispensed with if there had been no oppression and violence from the start.” ~ Bao Jingyan, 300 CE Today’s reading, Neither Lord Nor Subject, is from Neither Lord Nor Subject: Anarchism & Eastern Thought, a collection compiled by Enemy Combatant Publications and made available through Little Black Cart. Neither Lord…

E19 Realism, by Wolfi Landstreicher

E19 Realism, by Wolfi Landstreicher
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“…I will face reality with weapons in hand…to destroy the unconscious social consensus, the endless conformity and obedience that create the present reality.“ ~ Wolfi Landstreicher The essay read this episode, Realism, is the second in a series of seven on perceptions of the self and reality. Realism is available along with five related pieces…

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E18 Talking to Ourselves, by Ben G. Price

E18 Talking to Ourselves, by Ben G. Price
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“The more intrepid among us may prefer to challenge the consensus, despite the dangers of openly doing so.” ~ Ben G. Price The essay read this episode, Talking to Ourselves, is the second in a series of seven on perceptions of the self and reality. Talking to Ourselves is available along with five related pieces…

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E17 Critical Self-Theory: Towards an anarchist critical theory of the self and society, by Jason McQuinn

E17 Critical Self-Theory: Towards an anarchist critical theory of the self and society, by Jason McQuinn
Enemy Combatant Publications

 
 
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“The only really critical self-theory exists where no morals, abstract ideals, or hidden constraints cloud the air.” ~ Jason McQuinn The essay read this episode, the first in what will likely be a series of seven, is available as a pamphlet Critical Self-Theory: Towards an anarchist critical theory of the self and society created by Enemy Combatant…

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E16 Critique Of the Listener, by Hakim Bey

E16 Critique Of the Listener, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“Enlightenment is all we have…. Writing has taken us to the very edge, beyond which writing may be impossible.” ~Hakim Bey Critique of the Listener is available in Immediatism, the book of essays that were originally delivered as radio broadcasts by Hakim Bey. Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Immediatism, the book by…

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E15 Imagination, by Hakim Bey

E15 Imagination, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“Immediatism wants to be a game, not a political movement, & certainly not a revolution….” ~Hakim Bey Imagination, the essay, is available in Immediatism, the book. Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at AKPress.org Offer feedback to Cory@LittleBlackCart.com

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E14 Immediatism vs. Capitalism, by Hakim Bey

E14 Immediatism vs. Capitalism, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“Immediatism is our delight. Immediatism is dangerous.” ~Hakim Bey Immediatism vs. Capitalism, the essay, is available in Immediatism, the book. Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at AKPress.org Offer feedback to Cory@LittleBlackCart.com

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E13 The Tong, by Hakim Bey

E13 The Tong, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“[T]he secret society promises to provide a useful framework of protective clandestinity—a cloak of invisibility that will have to be dropped only in the event of some final showdown with the Babylon of Mediation… .” ~Hakim Bey Immediatism, the essay, is available in Immediatism, the book. Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Immediatism,…

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E12 Immediatism, by Hakim Bey

E12 Immediatism, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“[T]he practice of Immediatism will release within us vast storehouses of forgotten power, which will not only transform our lives through the secret realization of unmediated play, but will also inescapably well up & burst out & permeate the other art we create, the more public & mediated art.” ~Hakim Bey Immediatism, the essay, is available in…

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E11 Ontological Anarchy In a Nutshell, by Hakim Bey

E11 Ontological Anarchy In a Nutshell, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“The task of immediatist organization can be summed up as the widening of the circle.” ~Hakim Bey Ontological Anarchy In a Nutshell is available in Immediatism, the book (containing an essay by the same name) from which this podcast derived its name. Immediatism, the book by Hakim Bey, at TheAnarchistLibrary.org Immediatism, the book by Hakim…

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E10 The New Nihilism, by Peter Lamborn Wilson

E10 The New Nihilism, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Peter Lamborn Wilson

 
 
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“Depression we may have to accept, impotent rage we may have to accept, revolutionary pessimism we may have to accept. But as e.e. cummings (anarchist poet) said, there is some shit we will not take, lest we simply become the enemy by default.” ~ Peter Lamborn Wilson Today’s essay is available from the following sources:…

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E9 Green Nihilism or Cosmic Pessimism, by Alejandro de Acosta

E9 Green Nihilism or Cosmic Pessimism, by Alejandro de Acosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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“Our place is to think, to continue speaking of chaos, not being stupid enough to think we can take its side. There are no sides.” ~Alejandro de Acosta The essay read this episode, the third in a trilogy on approaches to nihilism by Alejandro de Acosta, is included in The Impossible, Patience: Critical Essays 2007 –…

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E8 History as Decomposition, by Alejandro de Acosta

E8 History as Decomposition, by Alejandro de Acosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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“Our awareness of decomposition leads to certain insights that are disconcerting and fascinating as well; they may well be visions from outside Civilization. This awareness informs our action without distinguishing us from events. I am referring to what is most question-worthy: the passing sense of the weird and meaningless way in which things happen, beyond…

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E7 Its Core Is the Negation, by Alejandro de Acosta

E7 Its Core Is the Negation, by Alejandro de Acosta
Alejandro de Acosta

 
 
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“[O]ur ethics might…be defined as the provisional disorientation with which we approach our ways of living, the interminable and necessary skepticism that characterizes our thinking’s motion.“ ~Alejandro de Acosta The text read this episode, the first in a trilogy of essays on nihilism by Alejandro de Acosta, is included in The Impossible, Patience: Critical Essays…

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E6 On the Degradation of Language & the Art of Listening, by Wolfi Landstreicher

E6 On the Degradation of Language & the Art of Listening, by Wolfi Landstreicher
Wolfi Landstreicher

 
 
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“[T]he point is to leave a clue, a verbal finger pointing toward the moon of one’s ideas and dreams that says just enough to find accomplices in the crime of freedom.” ~Wolfi Landstreicher The text read this episode, by Wolfi Landstreicher, is included in Willful Disobedience, a collection of essays which originally appeared as a…

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E5 On Sexual Poverty, by Wolfi Landstreicher

E5 On Sexual Poverty, by Wolfi Landstreicher
Wolfi Landstreicher

 
 
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“[S]exual satisfaction is not just a question of pleasure as such, but specifically that pleasure that springs from real encounter and recognition[.]” ~Wolfi Landstreicher The text read this episode, by Wolfi Landstreicher, is included in Willful Disobedience, a collection of essays which originally appeared as a series of zines by the same name. Willful Disobedience…

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E4 On Projectuality, by Wolfi Landstreicher

E4 On Projectuality, by Wolfi Landstreicher
Wolfi Landstreicher

 
 
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“[W]hen we make the choice to break the machine rather than continuing to adjust it, passivity ceases and projectuality begins.” ~Wolfi Landstreicher The text read this episode, by Wolfi Landstreicher, is included in Willful Disobedience, a collection of essays which originally appeared as a series of zines by the same name. Willful Disobedience at ArdentPress.com…

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E3 Aimless Wandering: Chuang Tzu’s Chaos Linguistics, by Hakim Bey

E3 Aimless Wandering: Chuang Tzu’s Chaos Linguistics, by Hakim Bey
Hakim Bey

 
 
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“The sage does not become trapped in semantics, does not mistake map for territory, but rather “opens things up to the light of Heaven” by flowing with the words, by playing with the words. Once attuned to this flow, the sage need make no special effort to “illumine,” for language DOES IT by itself, spontaneously.”…

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E2 Anarchy & Ecstasy, by Peter Lamborn Wilson

E2 Anarchy & Ecstasy, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Peter Lamborn Wilson

 
 
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“[F]or its delirious rhetoric, it deserves a proud place on the shelf labeled Chaos.” ~ Peter Lamborn Wilson The text read this episode is available in Spiritual Destinations of an Anarchist, selected essays of Peter Lamborn Wilson, published 2015 by Ardent Press, an imprint of Little Black Cart, Berkeley CA Spiritual Destinations of an Anarchist…

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E1 Salon Apocalypse / Secret Theater, by Peter Lamborn Wilson

E1 Salon Apocalypse / Secret Theater, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Peter Lamborn Wilson

 
 
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“Is it possible to create a SECRET THEATER in which both artist and audience have completely disappeared — only to reappear on another plane, where life and art have become the same thing, the pure giving of gifts?”