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…

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 –…

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…

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…